Father Byles of the Titanic

This is a little late for the 95th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, which was on April 15, but here is a site dedicated to the memory of Father Thomas Byles, an English priest who went down with that ill-fated ship. Twice refusing a seat in a lifeboat, he prayed the rosary with passengers and heard confessions until the Titanic sunk beneath the waves. His body was never recovered.

The WinterGrove blog ran a series of articles on this heroic priest. "No greater love…"


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