Morning Prayer with St Cuthbert – Day 12

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Chapter 12 of Bede’s Life of Cuthbert as part of morning prayer. Once again Cuthbert sets off without taking provisions for the journey but his young companion infuriates him by neglecting a fellow servant.

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Morning Prayer with St Cuthbert – Day 11

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Day 11 of morning prayer, and chapter 11 of Bede’s Life of Cuthbert. Somewhat optimistically Cuthbert and companions set off on a winter’s sailing trip without provisions, and come unstuck.

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Morning Prayer with St Cuthbert – Day 10

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Morning Prayer and chapter 10 of Bede’s Life of Cuthbert. Cuthbert sneaks out of a convent at night, but what happens next remained a secret until after he died.

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Morning Prayer with St Cuthbert – Day 9

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Day 9 and chapter 9 of Bede’s Life of Cuthbert as part of morning prayer. Boisil has died in the plague and Cuthbert becomes prior but is often away in the hills with the poor.

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Morning Prayer with St Cuthbert – Day 8

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Day 8 of morning prayer with St Cuthbert. Cuthbert and his brother monks are kicked out of Ripon, and he contracts the plague.

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Morning Prayer with St Cuthbert – Day 7

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Morning prayer with St Cuthbert on day 7. Cuthbert moves to Ripon and, as guestmaster of the monastery, encounters a strange youth.

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Morning Prayer with St Cuthbert – Day 6

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Day 6 morning prayer and chapter 6 of Bede’s life of Cuthbert. Cuthbert trades in his spear for a pruning hook and his horse for a family…

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Morning Prayer with St Cuthbert – Day 5

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Day 5 of morning prayer with St Cuthbert. Fasting on a Friday, but his horse still needs feeding…

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Morning Prayer with St Cuthbert – Day 4

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Day 4 Morning Prayer and chapter 4 of Bede’s Life of Cuthbert. Cuthbert experiences the event that changes his life for ever.

There is an expanded introduction to the series under the Day 1 post that may prove of interest.

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Morning Prayer with St Cuthbert – Day 3

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Day 3, chapter 3 of Cuthbert’s story. Some monks are in trouble – and the Tynesiders jeer at them. Please do join us.

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