Dr. John (Ellsworth) Hutchison-Hall

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King St. Edward the Martyr

The holy and right-believing King Edward the Martyr succeeded his father, St. Edgar the Peaceful, as King of England, but was murdered after a reign of only three years. As the murder was attributed to irreligious opponents, and Edward was considered a good Christian, he was glorified as St. Edward the Martyr in 1001.


St. Patrick, Enlightener of Ireland

Although St. Patrick was not the first or only missionary in Ireland, it was St. Patrick who had the greatest influence and success in preaching the Gospel of Christ, and therefore, he is known as “The Enlightener of Ireland”.


Theophany

The Feast of Theophany (from Greek θεοφανεια, meaning “appearance of God”) is the culmination of the Nativity Season, which begins on 25th December and ends on 6th January (the Twelve Days of Christmas)..

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