English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

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Sunday, April 03, 2016

St. Richard of Wyche - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Richard of Wyche - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Richard of Chichester , Roman Catholic Bishop of Chichester. In Chichester Cathedral a shrine dedicated to Richard had become a richly decorated centre of pilgrimage. In 1538, during the reign of Henry VIII, the shrine was plundered and destroyed by order of Thomas Cromwell.St Richard of Chichester is patron saint of Sussex in southern England; since 2007, his translated saint's day of 16 June has been celebrated as Sussex Day. Feastday April 3




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