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The Ohio Anglican.Blog · 3h ago

Thanksgiving Day (U.S.A.)

The Collect.O MOST merciful Father, who hast blessed the labours of the husbandman in the returns of the fruits of the earth; We give thee humble and hearty thanks for this thy bounty; besee...
The Ohio Anglican.Blog · 3h ago

St. Columban

Columbanus (Irish: Columbán, 543 – 21 November 615), also known as St. Columban, was an Irish missionary notable for founding a number of monasteries from around 590 in the Frankish and Lomb...
The Ohio Anglican.Blog · 3h ago

Clement of Rome

the Bishop of Rome from 88 to 99 AD. Also called Clement of Rome and Clemens Romanus, he was the fourth pope, after Anacletus, according to Catholic tradition.Few details are known about Cle...
The Ohio Anglican.Blog · 1d ago

Cecelia of Rome

A young Roman noble woman of the 2nd century, an only child and convert to Christianity.Cecelia vowed her virginity to God, but her parents married her to Valerian of Trastevere. She was abl...
The Ohio Anglican.Blog · 1d ago

C.S. Lewis

Clive Staples Lewis ("Jack" Lewis to his friends) was a tutor and lecturer at Oxford University, and later Professor of Medieval and Renaissance English Literature at Cambridge University. I...
The Ohio Anglican.Blog · 2d ago

The Presentation of Mary

This feast day, while not based on Scriptural fact, but rather pious tradition, deals with the presentation of the Virgin Mary when she was three years old at the Temple in Jerusalem.Traditi...
The Ohio Anglican.Blog · 3d ago

King Edmund the Martyr

When the heathen Anglo-Saxons invaded Christian Britain in the 400's, they eventually established seven kingdoms: Essex, Wessex, Sussex (East Saxons, West Saxons, and South Saxons), Mercia, ...
The Ohio Anglican.Blog · 3d ago

The 23rd Sunday After Trinity

The Collect.O GOD, our refuge and strength, who art the author of all godliness; Be ready, we beseech thee, to hear the devout prayers of thy Church; and grant that those things which we ask...
The Ohio Anglican.Blog · 3d ago

Elizabeth of Hungary

The numerous "St. Elizabeth's Hospitals" throughout the world are for the most part named, not for the Biblical Elizabeth, the mother of John the Baptist, but for this princess of Hungary. S...
The Ohio Anglican.Blog · 3d ago

Hilda of Whitby

Hilda (known in her own century as "Hild") was the grandniece of King Edwin of Northumbria, (see 12 Oct) a kingdom of the Angles. She was born in 614 and baptized in 627 when the king and hi...