St. Nicholas Owen is one of my personal patrons. He is the famous priest-hole maker of the English persecution of priests and he himself was horribly tortured to death.
|"Staircase with a Priest Hole In Havrington Hall-Worcestershire-UK-1" by Quodvultdeus - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons|
I have chosen him as one of my many favorites for several reasons.
- He is an English martyr.
- He is a Jesuit
- He was practical and used his talents for good.
- He gave himself up to save trying to save Father Garnet.
- He is not well-known.
I hope he forgives my oversight and intercedes for me, as I am in a bit of a "hiding place" myself.
St. Nicholas Owen, pray for me, pray for us.