St. Adrian

St. Adrian of Canterbury was born in North Africa circa 635. This Benedictine monk became an abbot and an advisor to Pope Vitalian. He went to England in 669 and became abbot of St. Peter’s Monastery. Adrian evangelized England and taught languages, math and astronomy. He died Jan. 9, 710, in Canterbury, England. In 1091, St. Adrian’s body was found incorrupt.

Catholic Review

The Catholic Review is the official publication of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.