Morning Prayer with St Cuthbert – Day 39

We have reached Cuthbert’s last hours among us. He spends his final, disease-ridden moments lying in the corner of his tiny oratory, opposite the altar. Herefrith is with him, and through the course of the day, coaxes some halting words as a final legacy. He receives the sacraments in the evening, and then releases his spirit. This is a holy death, in peace, pain, and virtual solitude, but with the unseen company of heaven present – Cuthbert is going home. Day 39 of Morning Prayer with St Cuthbert.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.bewcastlehouseofprayer.org.uk/morning-prayer-with-st-cuthbert-day-39/

Leave a Reply

Your e-mail address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.