St Bede

Today there is an audio reflection/meditation on St Bede here underneath the audio section

Below you can also read a brief timeline of St Bede's life by David Adam

Saint Bede

673 - Born

680 - Bede enters the monastery at Wearmouth

681 - St. Paul’s monastery at Jarrow founded. Bede and Ceolfrith (the warden of Bede) among its founding members

686 - Plague year when Jarrow and Wearmouth are badly affected.

692 - Bede ordained deacon by Bishop John of Hexham

703 - Bede ordained priest by Bishop John

716 - Ceolfrith dies at Langres on his way to Rome

721 - Bede completes his prose Life of Cuthbert

Bede completes his History of the English Church and People

735 - Death of Bede 25th May.

Author David Adam

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The parish of the Durham Martyrs incorporates the Catholic churches of Our Lady of Mercy and St Godric, St Bede and St Joseph (Gilesgate) in Durham City. We are part of the Finchale Partnership and based within the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle.

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St. Bede,

St Godric's RC Primary School, Carrhouse Drive,


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Our Lady of Mercy

and St Godric

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