Archive for martyr

St Barbara, virgin, martyr + 4.December 3rd or 4th century

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St Barbara_____________________________________________________________________

Blessed Saint Barbara
In heaven thou has written
on paper with holy water
on the arch above the cross
three times: amen Jesus, amen Jesus amen Jesus.

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+ Ada

+Bernard degli Uberti

Clement of Alexandria

John of Damascus

Nicholas Ferrar

Osmund

Sigiramnus

 
R.I.P.

1993— Frank Zappa, musician

1976 – Benjamin Britten, composer

1975– Hannah Arendt, political theorist

 

St Cecilia, martyr + 22.November 2nd century

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R.I.P

Anthony Burgess, author— 1993

Mae West, actress— 1980

C. S. Lewis, author, theologian— 1963

John F. Kennedy, 1963

Aldous Huxley, author— 1963

Arthur Stanley Eddington, astrophysicist— 1944

Jack London, novelist— 1916

Blackbeard, pirate— 1718

John Tillotson, Archbishop of Canterbury— 1694

 

St Edmund, martyr + 20. November 869

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+St Bernward of Hildesheim

 

R.I.P

Maud, Queen of Norway — 1938

Leo Nikolayevich Tolstoy, novelist, thinker, Christian-anarchist —1910

Zumbi, captive slave, freedom fighter —1695

 

 

Saint Eurosia + 25.June 714

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St Engratia & the countless martyrs of Zaragoza + 16.April 303

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St Antipas of Pergamum, martyr + 11.April 92

Posted in Eastertide with tags , , , on 11. April 2012 by zaK

R.I.P. Rachel Corrie, martyr for peace + 16.March 2003

Posted in Lent with tags , on 16. March 2012 by zaK