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Saints John de Brébeuf. Isaac Jogues and Companions

October 19

The North American Martyrs

Memorial of Saint John de Brébeuf
and Saint Isaac Jogues, priests, martyrs,
and their Companions, martyrs

North American Martyrs

Pray the Scriptures for this day. For a video reflection, click HERE, then scroll down and click on today’s date. Open your heart to the Gospel through lectio divina.

They were the first martyrs of North America recognized by the church.  Read the story of these eight Jesuit martyrs. Watch a video about the Power of Love.

Send an e-card. Find recipes, prayers and activities for today. Enjoy a resource page on the martyrs.
Did you know that one of the martyrs  wrote the Huron Carol, ‘Twas in the Moon of Wintertime? Listen to an enchanting performance of the carol in Wendat (Huron), French and English.

What can we learn from these martyrs?


October 19
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St. Jude Catholic Church
2130 Pemberton Drive
Ft. Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 484-6609

St. Jude Catholic School
2110 Pemberton Drive
Ft. Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 484-4611

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8 am - 4 pm Mon-Fri

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(260) 484-6609