Aug 20

Blessed Louis Francois Le Brun

August 20th XVIII century

On a ship anchored against Rochefort on the French coast, blessed Louis Francois Le Brun and Gervais Brunel, priests and martyrs. One was a monk of the Benedictine Congregation of saint Maurice, and the other, prior of the Abbey of the Trappist monastery of the Cistercian order. Both held inhumanely during the French Revolution, consummated the martyrdom depleted by disease. Roman martyrology