Saturday, February 25, 2017

25th February - Saint Ethelbert of Kent - Independent Catholic News

25th February - Saint Ethelbert of Kent - Independent Catholic News: King. Born in 560, Ethelbert was the Anglo Saxon king who welcomed St Augustine and his monks when they arrived in Kent in 597. His wife Bertha, a Frankish princess, was already a Christian and he was soon converted. Although he embraced his faith with enthusiasm, unlike some of his contemporaries, he did not try to force his subjects to become Christians. Instead he gave the missionaries every help to peacefully

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