Monday, September 07, 2009

Bl. Toirdhealbhach Albert Ó Briain

Toirdhealbhach Albert Ó Briain
(Terence Albert O'Brien)

His Excellency joined the Dominican order in 1622.

Dominican prior provincial of Ireland.

Bishop of Emly, Ireland.

He was ordered to acknowledge the English king as head of the Church; he declined. Martyr.


* 1601 in Tuogh (Tower Hill), Limerick, Ireland


* martyred on 30 October 1651 in Limerick, Ireland

Bl. Toirdhealbhach, Pray for me as I walk to our Holy Father Dominic...

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