St. Thomas of Hereford

Bishop of Hereford, also called Thomas Cantilupe. Born at Buckinghamshire, England, circa 1218, he studied at Oxford, Paris, and Orleans. Returning to England, he became chancellor of Oxford University in 1261, using his influence to aid the barons in their struggle against King Henry III  (r. 1216-1272). In 1265, after [...]

April 20th, 2022|0 Comments

Saints Simon and Jude,Apostles

Saints Simon and Jude,Apostles First Century October 28 – Feast Liturgical Color: Red Patron Saints of hopeless causes (Jude) and tanners (Simon) The Apostles laid the foundation for a later generation’s household of faith There is often a crosshatch of bloody scratches on the right cheek of statues of the [...]

August 31st, 2021|0 Comments

The Dedication of the Church

The Dedication of the Church 22nd October O righteous and everlasting Father, Maker of heaven and earth, Thou who dwellest not in temples made with hands, we sincerely thank Thee today for the revelation of Thy love and mercy which Thou hast made through Jesus Christ our Lord. We thank Thee today for revealing to [...]

August 31st, 2021|0 Comments
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