SAINTS & PILGRIMS

IN THE DIOCESE OF ST ALBANS


A devotional year book  written by the

Rt Revd Dr Alan Smith, Lord Bishop of St Albans

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Book Launch


Saints & Pilgrims was launched at Evensong in St Albans Cathedral on Saturday 19th October 2013. The service incorporated the installation of canons’ stalls.

Each of the new canonries have been named after women who lived in Bedfordshire or Hertfordshire and whose lives have inspired others to follow Jesus Christ:  They are:

Christina of Markyate

Alice de Claremont (Founder of the Preceptory of Melchbourne)

 Juliana Berners (Prioress of Sopwell)

Sister Jane (The Community of the Sisters of the Love of God)

 Rohese De Vere (Founder of the Preceptory at Chicksands)

Anna Thynne (a scientist from Haynes)

Sister Agnes of Harrold

Judith of Lens (Founder of Elstow Abbey).