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Sunday April 19, 2020 All Day
Annually on April 19

Saint Alphege (Ælfheah)


Archbishop of Canterbury and Martyr


("The First Martyr of Canterbury") 


d. 1012 A.D.


Stained glass portrait retrieved from Classically Christian.

(https://thepocketscroll.wordpress.com/2012/04/19/saint-of-the-week-st-alphege-of-canterbury-aelfheah/)

 


PRAYER (traditional language):

O loving God, whose martyr bishop Alphege of Canterbury Suffered violent death because he refused to permit a ransom to be extorted from his people: Grant, we pray thee, that all pastors of thy flock may pattern themselves on the Good Shepherd, who laid down his life for the sheep; through him who with thee and the Holy Spirit liveth and reigneth, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.


To learn about Alphege of Canterbury, click the link below.

http://justus.anglican.org/resources/bio/140.html




 

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