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Monday, October 10, 2016

10th October - Saint Paulinus of York - Independent Catholic News

10th October - Saint Paulinus of York - Independent Catholic News: Monk and first bishop of York. Paulinus was one of the second group of monks sent to England by Pope Gregory the Great in 601. King Edwin of Northumbria, had invited the missionaries because he wanted to become a Christian and marry Ethelburga, the Christian sister of Edbald, King of Kent. Paulinus hoped the Northumbrian people would follow their king's example. After Edwin was baptised, in a wooden church at York,

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