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May 20 - Alcuin of York

Alcuin of York
Deacon + Abbot of Tours
20 May 804

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From the Satucket Lectionary

Alcuin was an Englishman from York, born into a noble family about 730, and educated by a pupil of… 241 more words

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May 19 - Dunstan

Dunstan
Monk + Archbishop of Canterbury
19 May 988

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A Prayer

Almighty God, who raised up Dunstan to be a true shepherd of the flock, a restorer of monastic life, and a faithful counselor to those in authority: give to all pastors the same gifts of your Holy Spirit that they may be true servants of Christ and all his people. 522 more words

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May 17 - Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall
Lawyer + Jurist
17 May 1993

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Quotes

In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute. 63 more words

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May 16 - Martyrs of Sudan

Martyrs of Sudan
16 May 1983

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From the Satucket Lectionary

The Christian bishops, chiefs, commanders, … 204 more words

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May 13 - Frances Perkins

Frances Perkins
Public Servant + Prophetic Witness
13 May 1965

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Prayer

Loving God, we bless your Name for Frances Perkins, who lived out her belief that the special vocation of the laity is to conduct the secular affairs of society that all may be maintained in health and decency. 625 more words

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May 1 - St. Philip + St. James

Saint Philip and Saint James
Apostles
1 May NT

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From the Satucket Lectionary

Today we commemorate two of the Twelve Apostles. 2,214 more words

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Apr 12 - Adoniram Judson

Adoniram Judson
Missionary to Burma
12 April 1850

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From the Satucket Lectionary

Adoniram Judson, Jr. (9 August 1788 – 12 April 1850) was a Baptist missionary from the… 748 more words

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