Friday, 3 December 2021

Days with the Martyrs


1st December is the feast of St Edmund Campion and companions, who were captured at Lyford Grange in July 1581.  Edmund was executed at Tyburn, London on 1st December 1581.

What an immense privilege and joy to be part of a pilgrimage in his honour at Lyford Grange on Wednesday of this week, and to have celebrated the Mass there in one of the medieval barns.

Particular thanks to the proprietor of Lyford Grange for graciously allowing us to celebrate Mass on his premises, and to all the pilgrims who took part in the day. St Edmund Campion is one of our great saints and he continues to inspire and to draw the crowds. He was a great leader for us then; he is a great leader for us now.

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