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A Book of English Martyrs by E.M. Wilmot-Buxton – Free Catholic Audiobook

This volume is a simple narrative suited to children’s understanding of the thrilling times when English Catholics suffered for the Faith in the troubled days of the sixteenth century, when Tyburn tree was a concrete fact, and when ardent love … Continue reading

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Blessed Edmund Campion – Free Catholic Audiobook

Saint Edmund Campion, S.J., (1540 – 1581) was an English Catholic Jesuit priest and martyr. While conducting an underground ministry to the persecuted Catholics of Elizabethan England, Campion was arrested by priest hunters. Convicted of high treason, he was hanged, … Continue reading

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By What Authority by Robert Hugh Benson – Free Catholic Audiobook

Two wealthy families are neighbors in Elizabethan England; one is staunchly Catholic and the other is devoutly Protestant. The attractive young scions of the families are drawn to each other in friendship and love, but are kept apart by their … Continue reading

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Saint Victor: Martyr of the Roman Legion – Free Catholic Audiobook

St. Victor was a distinguished soldier of war who was both born of a noble family and had distinguished himself in bravery through many military campaigns. These are the acts of his heroic martyrdom where despite torture, imprisonment, and public … Continue reading

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Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc by Mark Twain – Free Catholic Audiobook

Mark Twain’s work on Joan of Arc is titled in full “Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, by the Sieur Louis de Conte.” De Conte is identified as Joan’s page and secretary. For those who’ve always wanted to “get behind” … Continue reading

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The Life and Martyrdom of St Sebastian – Free Catholic Audiobook

St. Sebastian was named defender of the Church by Pope St. Caius. As Captain of the Imperial guard to the Emperor St Sebastian used his position to win converts, strengthen those facing martyrdom and aid Christians with his ability to … Continue reading

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The Heroic Nuns of Minsk – Free Eastern Catholic Audiobook

Czar Nicholas I of Russia  nearly destroyed the Ruthenians and other Eastern Catholic Christians who refused to abandon their fidelity to the Pope in one of the most effective and brutal persecutions the Catholic Church has known.  Learn about the … Continue reading

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The Martyrdom of Ignatius of Antioch – Free Catholic Audiobook

Ignatius of Antioch ( AD c. 35 or 50 – 98 to 117), also known as Ignatius Theophorus (Ιγνάτιος ὁ Θεοφόρος, Ignátios ho Theophóros, lit. “the God-bearing”), was an Apostolic Father and the third bishop of Antioch. He was reputedly a student of … Continue reading

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Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation by Saint Thomas More – Free Catholic Audiobook

This fictional dialogue about how Christians should deal with troubles and persecution is set in Hungary immediately prior to an attack by the Ottoman Empire. It was written in the Tower of London while More awaited execution for his religious … Continue reading

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Saint Cecilia: Virgin, Wife & Martyr from the works of Dom Gueranger – Free Catholic Audiobook

St. Cecilia was so pure that she had the privilege of seeing her guardian angel.  Through her marriage and witness to the Catholic religion she converted her husband who also shared in the ability to see the angel which protected … Continue reading

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