Blessed Ralph Corby

Also known as

  • Ralph Corbington

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Profile

Raised in a pious family; all of the family, his parents included, eventually took religious vows. Educated at the College of Saint Omer in France, the seminary of Saint Gregory at Seville, Spain, and the Royal College of Saint Alban in Valladolid, Spain. Joined the Jesuits in 1631. Ordained in 1631. He returned to England in 1632 to minister to covert Catholics in the area of Durham. Arrested with Blessed John Duckett, and condemned to death for the crime of priesthood. Martyr.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

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

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Ralph Corby“. Saints.SQPN.com. 7 September 2013. Web. 29 August 2014. <>