Blessed Edward Bamber

Also known as

  • Edward Helmes
  • Edward Reding

Memorial

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Studied at Saint Omer, and at the English College of Saint Gregory in Seville, Spain. Ordained in Seville in 1626. He returned to England to minister to covert Catholics, mainly in Lancashire. He was immediately arrested upon landing, but released. Arrested in 1643, he was condemned for the crime of priesthood. One of the Martyrs of England, Scotland, and Wales.

Born

  • c.1600 in Carleton, Lancashire, England

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

  • if you have information relevant to the canonization of Blessed Edward, contact
       Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales
       39 Eccleston Square
       London SW1V 1BX, UNITED KINGDOM

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Edward Bamber“. Saints.SQPN.com. 23 November 2013. Web. 18 April 2014. <>