Saint Benedict Biscop

Saint Benedict Biscop

Saint Benedict Biscop carrying Saint Peter’s Basilica to Britain. From Wikipedia.

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 . . . → Read More: Saint Benedict Biscop

Saint Ælred of Riveaulx, Abbot

De Speculo Caritatis

Illuminated initial from De Speculo Caritatis (The Mirror of Charity) by Ælred of Riveaulx

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 their everlasting salvation, . . . → Read More: Saint Ælred of Riveaulx, Abbot