The Saints of Bedfordshire
by Reader Paul
With the blessing of Fr Stephen, a prayer has been produced for the Parish, entitled the “Intercession to All The Saints of Bedfordshire”. Click on the link below.
Feast of All Saints of the British Isles and Ireland, 2020: Recording of Fr. Joseph's Bible study.
This includes presentations about St. Wite (see below) , St. Eanswythe (see above), St. Cedd, (and for the following, see below): St. Swithun of Winchester, the Grand Duchess St. Elizabeth and St. Ciaran of Clonmacnoise. Please also find below a link to the slideshow that accompanies the first part of the recording.
St. Urith of Chittlehampton, Virgin Martyr
O holy Virgin Martyr Urith/ who didst suffer martyrdom in a Devon village/ and didst patiently endure the jealousy of thy pagan stepmother;/ pray for the faithful/ who are today suffering persecution,/ that evil may be destroyed and that God may be glorified,/ that we may cry to thee: Rejoice, O Virgin Urith.
St. Winifred of Treffynon
St. Clether of Cornwall
St. Birnstan, Bishop of Winchester
St. Kea, Bishop of Devon and Cornwall
St. Cybi, Abbot of Cornwall and Wales
St. Illtyd, Abbot of Llanilltyd Fawr
St. Cowey of Portaferry
St. Tyssilio, Abbot of Meifod
A New Saint
St. Sophrony of Essex (1896-1993)
Elder Sophrony of the Monastery of St. John the Baptist, Tolleshunt Knights, Essex was glorified as a saiknt in November 2019. See ten different icons of St. Sophrony in the gallery below.