Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Adrian of May

Missionary bishop on the isle of May in the Firth of Forth off the western coast of Britain. May have evangelized in Ireland. May have been bishop of Saint Andrews; records are unclear. Leader of a group of missionaries killed by pagan Danes.

Propers for Adrian of May - Missionary, Bishop and Martyr

The Collect.

Almighty and Everlasting God, who didst enkindle the flame of thy love in the heart of thy holy martyr Adrian : Grant to us, thy humble servants, a like faith and power of love, that we who rejoice in his triumph may profit by his example; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghost, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

The Lesson - Jeremiah 15:15-21

The Holy Gospel - St. Mark 8:34-38.


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