St. Adrian - A3 Poster (STP765)
A3 laminated (encapsulated) poster.
Printed on gloss coated paper then laminated (encapsulated) for durability.
Dimensions: A3 29.7 cms x 42 cms (11 3/4" x 16 1/2").
Details of the Saint's Feast day(s) is printed at the top of the poster.
Adrian (Hadrian) of Canterbury. Benedictine Abbot.
Feast Day: 9th January.
Adrian was born in north Africa. Considering himself unworthy to accept
the role as Archbishop of Canterbury from the Pope he agreed to
accompany St.Theodore, who was chosen in his stead, to Canterbury as an
Theodore made Adrian abbot of SS. Peter and Paul Benedictine monastery in Canterbury which was later re-named St. Augustine's.
Adrian established it as a flourishing monastic school for scripture,
languages, science and arts, it became a centre of excellence for
English learning. Adrian taught there for 39 years until his death on
9th January 710.
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