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St Cedd

St. Cedd was born in 620 into a noble Northumbrian family, the eldest of four brothers. Together with his brothers he entered the school at Lindisfarne Priory where they studied under Bishop Aidan. They continued their education in Ireland and subsequently they were all ordained as ... read more

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In 653 St Cedd was sent by Bishop Finan of Lindisfarne to tend to the spiritual needs of the people of Essex he left Lindisfarne by sea and came ashore at Bradwell-on-Sea where he built his Cathedral of St Peters on the foundations of a Roman fort, where the gatehouse had been it became known as St Peter-on-the-Wall.

Mothers’ Union Prayer

Loving Lord, we thank you for your love so freely given to us all.

We pray for families around the world.

Bless the work of The Mothers’ Union as we seek to share your love through the encouragement, strengthening and support of marriage and family life. Empowered by your Spirit may we be united in prayer and worship and in love and service reach out as your hands across the world in Jesus’ name.