Bede was a monk of Jarrow, of which monastery ruins remain even today. Bede himself is famous for his ‘Ecclesiastical History of the English People’.

The book ends in this way: ‘And now, I beseech thee, good Jesus, that to whom thou hast graciously granted sweetly to partake of the words of thy wisdom and knowledge, thou wilt also vouchsafe that he may some time or other come to thee, the fountain of all wisdom, and always appear before thy face, who livest and reignest world without end. Amen!’

The ‘Fountain of all wisdom’ is Christ Himself, hidden in the Tabernacle, as shown in this image of our small chapel. Here we bring your needs and intentions in our hearts each day.

May you be truly blessed this day, and come at length to appear before the Face of God.