Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Blessed Edward Thwing – Saint of the Day – July 26

Blessed Edward Thwing Biography

Blessed Edward Thwing Profile. Born: 16th century in United Kingdom, Europe. Worked in England. Died: July 26, 1600 in Lancaster, England. Feast Day is celebrated on July 26.

The Memorial of Blessed Edward Thwing – Saint of the Day

Blessed Edward Thwing Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth 16th century
Country of Birth United Kingdom in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Priests
Profession Priest
Place of Work England
Date of Death July 26, 1600
Place of Death Lancaster, England
Feast Day July 26
Beatification Beatified by Pope John Paul II
Canonization Canonized by N/A
Patron Saint of N/A


Blessed Edward Thwing Biography

Blessed Edward Thwing, the second son of Thomas and Jane Thwing. Studied at the English College in Reims, France, at the Jesuits in Pont-à-Mousson, France, and subsequently in Rome, Italy. In Reims rhetoric and logic are taught. Consecrated in December 1588 in Laon, France. Returned to England in 1597 to serve Catholics during a period of government persecution. He was arrested for being a priest and imprisoned with the blessed Robert Nutter. The two fled but were arrested again in May 1600 and executed a few weeks later. Martyr.