Today’s Saint: Sts. John Jones and John Wall

These two friars were martyred in England in the 16th and 17th centuries for refusing to deny their faith. John Jones was Welsh. He was ordained a diocesan priest and was twice imprisoned for administering the sacraments before leaving England in 1590. John was executed on July 12, 1598. John Wall was born in England but was educated at the English College of Douai, Belgium. John Wall was arrested and imprisoned in 1678 and was executed the following year.

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