BLESSED Ralph CORBY SJ was born in Dublin, where his parents had been refugees. He was educated at the College of St. Omer, and later was sent to the seminar of St. Gregory at Seville, and later still to the Royal College of St. Alban in VALLADOLID. He was admitted in the Society of Jesus in 1631.

He undertook his apostolic work in the region of Durham.

Condemned for being a priest, he was stripped, hung, drawn and quartered at Tyburn on the 7th of September 1644.

He was beatified by Pope Pius IX on the 15th of December 1929.



Prayer to Our Lady
May Our Lady Vulnerata and

all our Martyr Saints

intercede for us with the Lord,

that our students and benefactors,

past and present,

may be helped and saved

by Him.