Thursday, October 1, 2015

1 October. Day of Remembrance: 1662 Book of Common Prayer: Bishop Remigius & Apostle of the Franks


1 October.  Day of Remembrance: 1662 Book of Common Prayer:  Bishop Remigius & Apostle of the Franks
Remigius, Bishop (of Rheims, A.D. 439-533, "St. Remi"), famous as the converter and baptizer of Clovis, anointing him at his coronation with the sacred oil, from which, as preserved at Rheims, all kings of France subsequently received unction. He became the Metropolitan of the Frankish Church, and died in extreme old age in 533. -- October 1st.

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