Our Great Saints
ST. CATHERINE OF SWEDEN
Blessed Mother Elizabeth
St. Richard Reynolds
Feastday: May 4
Brigettine martyr of
England and one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales.
He was born in
Devon, England, in 1492 and was educated at Cambridge.
In 1513, he entered the Brigettines at Syon Abbey, Isleworth.
When King Henry VIII demanded royal
oaths, Richard and others opposed the monarch.
They were executed at Tyburn.
Richard was canonized in 1970.