Bl. Jane Gerald, Roman Catholic Nun and French Martyr of the Sisters of Charity in Arras, during the French Revolution, she was arrested by republican authorities and guillotined at Cambrai. Feastday: June 26
History Illustration, Scottish Royalty, pic: 1570, Mary Stuart, Mary Queen of Scots, (1542-1587), Leading a tragic life Mary Queen of Scots was executed in 1587 on the orders of Queen Elizabeth I as she was a threat to the crown with her Roman Catholic beliefs
Archangel Michael saving souls from purgatory, by Jacopo Vignali, 17th century. In Roman Catholic teachings, Saint Michael is one of the angels who are assumed present at the hour of a person's death. In his role as the patron of holy souls, Michael reaches to souls near death and saves them.