Alphege, Archbishop and Martyradmin | 19 April 2012
The collect for today, the Feast of St Alphege (c. 953-1012), Archbishop of Canterbury, Martyr (source):
O GOD, who dost support and defend us with the glorious witness of thy blessed martyr Alphege: Grant us to go forward in his footsteps, and ever to rejoice in fellowship with him; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Artwork: Martyrdom of St Alphege, carved painting, Canterbury Cathedral.