Saint Benedict Biscop

Celtic Cross

O God, the author of all virtues, by whose gift thy blessed Abbot Benedict Biscop chose the heavenly vision before the fleeting glories of this world: Grant that we may learn by his example to despise the things of earth and to seek after the things which are eternal; through Jesus Christ our Lord. . . . → Read More: Saint Benedict Biscop

Saint Ælred of Riveaulx, Abbot

De Speculo Caritatis

An illumination from Ælred’s De speculo caritatis (The Mirror of Charity), c. 1170. From Wikipedia.

Almighty and everlasting God, who ceasest not alike to teach and succour the children of thy Church: Grant, we pray thee, that as thou hast given Saint Aelred unto thy faithful people to be the minister of . . . → Read More: Saint Ælred of Riveaulx, Abbot