Pedro de Corpa and Comp

sotd-thumbnailNote: The Georgia Martyrs are five Spanish Franciscan missionaries who labored and died for their faith in September, 1597, in the area which is now southeast Georgia, USA. On February 22, 1984, their Cause for Canonization was opened by the Bishop
of Savannah. The Church will eventually decide if they should be recognized as true martyrs and saints.

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Sts. Protus and Hyacinth

150px-Protus_hyacinthThese holy martyrs, scourged and beheaded, during the persecutions of the Third Century, were commemorated by Pope Damasus with the following inscription: “The kingdom of heaven holds thee, O Protus, and thither dost thou follow him, O valiant Hyacinth, robed in the purple of thy blood. They were brothers and were unconquered in spirit. Protus first won his crown, but Hyacinth equally deserved the palm.”

(Source: The New Roman Missal, Rev. F. X. Lasance)