Feast Day of St Cuthbert

Who was St Cuthbert?

Patron saint of northern England and our school

  • 634  - Year he was born

  • 53  - His age when he died

  • Holy man  - He spread Christian teachings and guidance

  • Hermit  - Lived in a cell on Farne Islands after his retirement

  • Relics -  His body was said to be still intact years after his death

  • Durham  - Was his body's final resting place after touring the north


Everliving God, you called your servant Cuthbert to proclaim the Gospel in northern England and gave him a loving heart and gentle spirit: Grant us grace to live as he did, in simplicity, humility and love for the poor; through Jesus Christ, who came among us as one who serves, and who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.