Aug 13

Blessed Jakob Gapp

August 13th XX century

In Berlin, in the place called Plötzensee, in Germany, blessed Jakop Gapp, presbyter of the company of Mary and the martyr, who, with firmness of mind, proclaimed that criminal projects of a military regime enemy of Christian and human dignity were in total disagreement with Christian doctrine. Therefore, subjected to persecution, he went to France and Spain as banished, but captured by a few emissaries, was finally beheaded. Roman martyrology