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Saint Paulinus of York (October 10)

mantheycalltom Today is the feast day of Saint Paulinus of York. Ora pro nobis. Saint Paulinus was a Roman monk in St. Andrew’s monastery at Rome. He was sent by St. Gregory the Great in 601, with …More
mantheycalltom Today is the feast day of Saint Paulinus of York. Ora pro nobis.
Saint Paulinus was a Roman monk in St. Andrew’s monastery at Rome. He was sent by St. Gregory the Great in 601, with St. Mellitus and others, to help St. Augustine and to carry the pallium to him. He laboured in Kent — with the possible exception of a mission to East Anglia before 616 — till 625. Saint Paulinus accompanied Ethelburga (Aethelburh), the sister of King Eadbald of Kent, when she went to the Northumbrian Court to marry King Edwin, then a pagan.
Before leaving Kent, he was consecrated bishop by St. Justus, Archbishop of Canterbury. He was successful in converting Edwin and large numbers of his people, the king’s baptism taking place on 12 April, 627. With the assistance of King Edwin, he established his see at York and began to build a stone church there. His apostolic labours in instructing and baptizing the people of the north country were unceasing, and tradition perpetuates his ministry …More
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