Monday 19 October 2020    (other days)
Saint Philip Howard, Martyr 
 or Monday of week 29 in Ordinary Time 
 or Saints John de Br├ębeuf and Isaac Jogues, priests, and their Companions, Martyrs 
 or Saint Paul of the Cross, Priest 

Saint Frideswide (-735)

Celebrated: 19 Oct (Birmingham)
Saint Frideswide was a member of the royal family of Wessex who founded a minster at Oxford; the date of her death is traditionally given as 19 October 735. The site of her monastery is probably the present-day Christ Church College where the medieval Church of St Frideswide (now the Cathedral of the Anglican Diocese of Oxford) contained her shrine until the Reformation. She was adopted in the Middle Ages as the Patron of both the City and University of Oxford.
Birmingham Ordo
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