English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

12th October - Saint Wilfrid - Independent Catholic News

12th October - Saint Wilfrid - Independent Catholic News: Bishop. St Wilfrid was born in Northumbria in 633, the son of a noble family. He was educated at Lindisfarne, and later studied at Canterbury and then Rome. He returned to become Abbot of Ripon and introduced the Rule of St Benedict and the Western, or Roman, method of calculating Easter. This had been introduced by Kentish missionaries like Paulinus but rejected by monks of Lindisfarne who stuck to the old Celtic system. At the Synod of

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