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Bl Dominic Collins

Starts 10:00 Ends 19:00


Blessed Dominic Collins (Cloyne) was born in 1566 in the town of Youghal, Co. Cork. In 1598, after a military career, he entered the Society of Jesus as a Brother. He returned to Ireland in 1601, but on 17th June 1602 he was captured by the English who tried in vain to make him abjure his faith. Condemned to death, he was hanged in his native town on 31st October 1602.


Blessed Dominic
. . . remembered still


St Martin I

Starts 12:00 Ends 21:00


Pope St. Martin I was born in Todo, Italy. He was the last pope to die a martyr. St. Martin called the Council at the Lateran Basilica in his first year and condemned Heraclius and Monothelitism, going against a decree by the Byzantine Emperor who commanded there be no discussion of the issue.