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Blessed Dominic Collins

Blessed Dominic Collins is held on October 31. Catholic, Ireland, Society of Jesus. This event in the third decade of the month October is annual. Help us Help us 
31 October - Blessed Dominic Collins
Collins was born to a well-established family in Youghal in County Cork about the year 1566 when Elizabeth I was queen of England and Ireland. A selfless and spiritual man, Blessed Dominic Collins was brutally executed for refusing to renounce his faith by the English army during the Ulster Plantation in the early 17th century.
Blessed Dominic Collins was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 1992.
A plaque lies to commemorate him in Youghal, County Cork, with the following inscription: Blessed Dominic Collins, Jesuit Brother, was martyred here at the North Gate on October 31st, 1602. Furthermore, the Blessed Dominic Collins medal » of the Irish Jesuit Province was established in 2019 to men and women who have most closely collaborated in the mission of the Society, with a spirit of generosity and for the greater glory of God.

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