Saint Philip Evans
25 October as one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales
- Educated at the college of Saint Omer.
Could play the harp, and played tennis.
Joined the Jesuits on 7 September 1665.
Ordained at Liege, Belgium.
Sent to southern Wales in 1675 to minister to covert Catholics.
Arrested at Christopher Turberville's house, Sker, Glamorganshire on 4 December 1678 during the increased persecutions following the Titus Oates Plot.
When he refused to take the Oath of Supremacy he was imprisoned in Cardiff Castle; he served time with Saint John Lloyd.
Condemned on 5 May 1679 in Cardiff for the crime of being a priest.
One of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales.
- 1645 in Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales
- 22 July 1679 on Gallows Field in Cardiff, Wales
- 8 December 1929
- 15 December 1929
- 25 October 1970 by Pope Paul VI
- Additional Information
Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
For All The Saints, by Katherine Rabenstein
Our Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Saints, by Matthew Bunson, Margaret Bunson, and Stephen Bunson
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