English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Friday, September 02, 2016

2nd September - Saint William of Roskilde - Independent Catholic News

2nd September - Saint William of Roskilde - Independent Catholic News: Bishop. This Anglo Saxon priest was chaplain to Canute, king of England and Denmark from 1016-1035. He accompanied him on several trips to Scandinavia and became so concerned about the ignorance and superstition there, he decided to stay behind and preach the Gospel. A caring and tireless pastor, William lived in Zeeland and eventually became bishop of Roskilde. In the early years he had many struggles with the fierce king

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