Monthly Archives: July 2020

Morning Prayer with St Cuthbert – Day 11

2+ 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, [..]

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Morning Prayer with St Cuthbert – Day 10

1+ 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 [..]

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Morning Prayer with St Cuthbert – Day 9

0 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 [..]

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Morning Prayer with St Cuthbert – Day 8

1+ Day 8 of morning prayer with St Cuthbert. Cuthbert and his brother monks are kicked out of Ripon, and he contracts the plague. 1+

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Morning Prayer with St Cuthbert – Day 7

2+ Morning prayer with St Cuthbert on day 7. Cuthbert moves to Ripon and, as guestmaster of the monastery, encounters a strange youth. 2+

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Morning Prayer with St Cuthbert – Day 6

0 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‚Ķ [..]

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Morning Prayer with St Cuthbert – Day 5

0 Day 5 of morning prayer with St Cuthbert. Fasting on a Friday, but his horse still needs feeding… 0

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