The Martyrs of Compiègne describes the 16 Carmelites (all of them from the Carmel of Compiègne) consisting of 11 discalced nuns, 3 lay sisters, and 2 tertiaries/externs who were executed in Compiègne (today referred to as Place de la Nation, Paris, France) by the guillotine on 17th July in 1794.
Christian symbols are more than just some kind of badge which people display or wear to show that they are members of the in Crowd. Christian symbols and their meanings are not just superficial, they often operate at the subconscious level, which focuses and concentrates the faith of the worshiper.
The Fourteen Holy Helpers are a group of saints which were venerated throughout medieval Europe, and are still prominent among Christians worldwide today. Though throughout time their reverences have changed, they still inspire the faith of millions of Christians around the world, and their stories are still told. These Saints
Relics are parts of, or objects linked with the bodies of saints. Throughout Christian history, several relics have been associated with Jesus and his saints. Some people believe in the authenticity of these Christian relics, while some doubt their validity. Christian relics were extremely sought after by churches, with the