Saint John Southworth: The Parish Priest of Westminster

Saint John Southworth: The Parish Priest of Westminster

An illustrated biography of St John Southworth
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Throughout the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries Catholics in England had to endure the greatest persecution the Church has ever faced in this country. During this time, countless men and women risked their very lives to keep the Faith alive. Leading them were faithful priests, amongst whom was Fr John Southworth.

Like many priests, Southworth trained for the priesthood in the north of France, returning to this country, despite the inevitable danger to his own life, in order to enable the faithful to receive the Sacraments.

In this book Fathers Schofield and Skinner show how Southworth remained faithful to his vocation, with particular reference to his ministry in Westminster. With previously unpublished pictures, the book details St John Southworth's road to sainthood and includes the remarkable story of the recovery of his mortal remains which are now enshrined within Westminster Cathedral.

Fr Nicholas Schofield is Parish Priest of Our Lady of Lourdes and St Michael, Uxbridge, and Archivist of the Archidiocese of Westminster.

Fr Gerard Skinner is the Sub-Administrator of Westminster Cathedral.

Additional Information
Isbn / Product Code 9780854398249
Dimensions 12.5x20 cm
Printed Pages 96
Format Paperback
Year Of Publication 2012
Publisher St Pauls Publishing
Author Fr Nicholas Schofield and Fr Gerard Skinner
Product Code 9780854398249
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