Saint Henry Morse

[Saint Henry Morse]Memorial

Profile

Convert. Studied for the priesthood in Rome, Italy. Joined the Jesuits in 1626. Worked as a covert priest in London, England. Worked with plague victims in 1636, catching the plague himself – and recovering from it. Betrayed to the authorities by an informer, he was briefly imprisoned in 1638. He ministered to people around the countryside of southern England for years. Arrested and convicted of the crime of Catholicism in 1647. One of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Henry Morse“. Saints.SQPN.com. 29 January 2014. Web. 13 July 2014. <>