St. Thomas a Becket


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Noun1.St. Thomas a Becket - (Roman Catholic Church) archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170St. Thomas a Becket - (Roman Catholic Church) archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170; murdered following his opposition to Henry II's attempts to control the clergy (1118-1170)
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
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The great work of the period, however, and the crowning achievement of Chaucer's life, is 'The Canterbury Tales.' Every one is familiar with the plan of the story (which may well have had some basis in fact): how Chaucer finds himself one April evening with thirty other men and women, all gathered at the Tabard Inn in Southwark (a suburb of London and just across the Thames from the city proper), ready to start next morning, as thousands of Englishmen did every year, on a pilgrimage to the shrine of St. Thomas a Becket at Canterbury.
A funeral Mass will be held Wednesday at 11AM in St. Thomas A Becket Church, Vernon Ave., South Barre.
The lively company in Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales are making a pilgrimage to St. Thomas a Becket 's shrine.
The family would like to thank the entire staff of Baldwinville Nursing Home for their excellent care & compassion which they showed to our Mother and her family during her stay.The funeral Mass for Angela will be held on Monday, December 15,2014 at 11:00AM in St. Thomas A Becket Church, Vernon Ave, S.
She was a graduate of Barre High School and a member of St. Thomas A Becket Church.
In her younger years, Josephine was a communicant of St. Thomas A Becket Church in Barre and taught C.C.D.
Eleanor was a devoted member of St. Thomas A Becket Church.
The funeral Mass was held on Monday, in St. Thomas a Becket Church Vernon Ave., South Barre.
The funeral Mass will be held on Monday at 10:00AM in St. Thomas a Becket Church Vernon Ave.
The funeral will be private for the family with a Mass in St. Thomas A Becket. Burial will follow in St.