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Holy Hierarch Cuthbert, Bishop of Lindisfarne, the Wonderworker of All Britain

30 May 2016
Holy Hierarch Cuthbert, Bishop of Lindisfarne, the Wonderworker of All Britain Commemorated: 20 March/2 April “Have faith and wholeheartedly trust God Who will never abandon those who love Him” - these words belong to St Cuthbert, the greatest English saint, who lived more than 1300 years ago. For 53 years of his life he was a simple monk, an... more

Saint Cuthman of Steyning

16 March 2016
Saint Cuthman of Steyning  Commemorated: February 8/21 St Cuthman of Steyning, one of the most venerated saints in southern England, lived in the late 7th to mid-8th century. He is best remembered in the small town of Steyning in West Sussex, just to the north of the English Channel. Sussex people have for many centuries venerated him for... more

Venerable Werburgh of Mercia

16 March 2016
Venerable Werburgh of Mercia Commemorated: 3/16 February St Werburgh lived in the era known as ‘the golden age of the English Orthodoxy’, when piety, monasticism, culture and literature prospered. At that time representatives of whole generations of families in England often became saints. Werburgh was born in the mid-seventh century. Her... more

Venerable Petroc, Patron-Saint of Cornwall

13 March 2016
Venerable Petroc, Patron-Saint of Cornwall Commemorated: June 4/17 Cornwall, the peninsula in the south-west of England and one of 48 English counties, was in ancient times a part of the Celtic kingdom of Dumnonia, which comprised territories of the present-day counties of Cornwall, Devon and part of Somerset and Dorset. The Gospel was brought... more

Venerable Hilda, Abbess of Whitby

28 February 2016
Venerable Hilda, Abbess of Whitby  Commemorated: 17/30 November  St Hilda is one of the most venerated female saints in England and is also known as “the Abbess of the English People”. She was born in 614 in the north of England, where her parents lived in the small kingdom of Elmet in Yorkshire. When Hilda was an infant, her mother... more

Holy Hierarch Kentigern (Mungo) of Strathclyde

18 February 2016
Holy Hierarch Kentigern (Mungo) of Strathclyde, Bishop of Glasgow, Wonderworker Commemorated: January 13/26 St Kentigern has been venerated for many centuries as one of the apostles of Scotland. He is best known in Scotland as Mungo, which means "darling", or "beloved one".   The future saint was born in about 528 in Culross in Scotland.... more

Holy Hierarch David, Patron-Saint of Wales

09 February 2016
Holy Hierarch David, Patron-Saint of Wales Commemorated: March 1/14 St David (in Welsh: "Dewi Sant"), Archbishop of Menevia (in Welsh: "Mynyw"), one of the greatest and most beloved saints of Wales, was born in about 500. The surviving version of his Life is one of the best medieval literary monuments describing the life of early Celtic... more

Saint Edmund the Martyr, King of East Anglia

06 February 2016
Saint Edmund the Martyr, King of East Anglia Feast: 20 November /3 December The Latin Life of Saint Edmund (his name means “blessed protection”) was composed by St Abbo of Fleury in c.986. The Life of Abbo was several years later translated into old English by the learned Abbot Aelfric of Eynsham. St Edmund, King of the East Angles (841-869),... more

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