Pentecost (Commonly Called Whitsunday)



The Collect.

O GOD, who as at this time didst teach the hearts of thy faithful people, by sending* to them the light of thy Holy Spirit; Grant us by the same Spirit to have a right judgment in all things, and evermore to rejoice in his holy comfort; through the merits of Christ Jesus...

Saint Dunstan



Bishop and Confessor. 

This Dunstan was born of a noble family. He was expelled from the king's court through the efforts of his enemies, whereupon he bade farewell to the world, and betook himself to Glastonbury. As there were then no monks there, he...

Saint Venantius




Venantius is said to have been a Martyr at Camerino during the third century, but nothing whatsoever is known for certain about him. The Book of the Acts of this Martyr, which is a late compilation, relateth that at the age of seventeen he came...