19 Martyrs of Gorkum, 9 July 1572- Hanged for their faith in the Real Presence of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament and for loyalty to the Pope

Posted on July 9, 2008. Filed under: Uncategorized |

Nineteen martyrs hanged by Calvinists on 9 July 1572 at Gorkum, Holland for loyalty to the Pope and for their belief in the Real Presence in the Eucharist. They include:

Adrian Beanus

Adrian van Hilvarenbeek

Andrew Wouters

Antony van Hoornaer

Antony van Weert

Antony van Willehad

Cornelius van Wyk

Godfrey of Duynen

Godfrey of Merville

James Lacops

Jerome of Weden

John of Cologne

John of Osterwick

John van Hoornaer

Leonard Vechel

Nicholas Janssen Poppel

Nicholas Pieck

Peter of Assche

Theodore van der Eem

see also:

http://www.catholictradition.org/Eucharist/real-presence1.htm

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