Saint Gertrude the Great

Ecstasy of St. Gertrude

Ecstasy of St. Gertrude, by Pietro Liberi (1605–1687). From Wikipedia.

Almighty God, who didst give to thy servant Gertrude special gifts of grace to understand and teach the truth as it is in Christ Jesus: Grant, we beseech thee, that by their teachings we may know thee, the one true God, and . . . → Read More: Saint Gertrude the Great

Saint Hilda, Abbess of Whitby

St Hilda memorial with ammonites

O God, the author of all virtues, by whose gift thy blessed Saint Hilda chose the heavenly vision before the fleeting glories of the world: Grant that we may learn by her example to despise the passing things of earth, and seek after the things which are eternal; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Saint Hugh, Bishop of Lincoln

Hugh of Lincoln

Altarpiece from the Carthusian monastery of Saint-Honoré, Thuison-les-Abbeville, France, depicting Saint Hugh of Lincoln with his swan.

O merciful Father, who didst endow thy servant Hugh of Lincoln with a wise and cheerful boldness, and didst teach him how to commend the discipline of holy life to kings and princes: Grant that we, . . . → Read More: Saint Hugh, Bishop of Lincoln