John Francis Burte

Blessed John Burte (Died 1792) was one among as many as 191 Bishops, Priests, Religious and other secular victims, martyred during the French Revolution.

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Their deaths became known as the September Carmelite Massacre of 1792. All were imprisoned in a Church attached to a Carmelite Monastery in Paris for refusing to disown their faith and take an oath of allegiance to the de-Christianizing Revolution.

Blessed John Burte was born in Rambervillers NW France. At 16, he joined the Franciscans and was put in charge of a Convent in Paris. He was arrested for permitting his Priests to perform their duties.

Blessed John was martyred on 2nd September 1792.

Bl. John Francis Burte:

Pray for us that we will remain loyal to our faith and share it with our family.

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