Read it, and weep. Then … leap — for joy, at their place in heaven and their closeness to you, pilgrim, in prayers of intercession before the face of God.
Excerpts from the Jesuit Relations on the execution and martyrdom of blessed Huron converts in the Mohawk Valley near Ossernenon (Auriesville), September 1642
The oration and a conversation in August, 1642 of St. Eustace Ahatsistari foretelling his capture & martyrdom August-September 1642
An account of the martyrdoms, September 1642, of blessed Hurons in the Mohawk River villages of Teonontogen, Ossernenon, and Andagoron of the martyrs, respectively, Eustace Ahatsistari, Paul Onnonhoaraton, and Stephen of Andagoron*
* Stephen is called here “of Andagoron”, because no surname of the martyr is found at the time of this publication. Andagoron is the name of the Village in the Mohawk Valley where he was martyred.
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