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May Day and martyrdom under Communism

April 30, 2022 Dawn Beutner 2

Are there any saintly Catholics who lived under Communist governments, died as martyrs, and are remembered by the Church during the month of May? Unfortunately, there is no shortage of blesseds who fit that description. […]

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Worker Saints and the month of May

April 30, 2021 Dawn Beutner 3

When Pope Pius XII declared May 1 to be a memorial in honor of Saint Joseph the Worker in 1955, it was obviously a rebuke of Communist Russia’s “May Day” celebrations of the rights of […]