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Memorial of St. Augustine Zhao Rong and Companians

July 9, 2009
Chinese Martyrs

Chinese Martyrs

**Image of Chinese Martyrs courtesy of Wikipedia.**


Saint Augustine Zhao Rong, a Chinese soldier, was martyred in 1815 when he accompanied Bishop John Gabriel Taurin Dufresse(Parish Foreign MIssion Society) to Beijing. Before his martyrdom he was baptized and then ordained a diocesan priest. He is among 87 Chinese-born martyrs, including the foreign-born martyrs there were 120. The Chinese Martyrs were canonized on October 1, 2000.

Saint Augustine Zhao Rong and companions, pray for us!
All you holy martyrs, pray for us!

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