June 23 – Audrey of Ely

Audrey of Ely (ca. 636–679), or Æthelthryth, or Ethelreda, or Æðelþryð (my favorite), was one of the four abbey-founding daughters, all saints, of King Anna of East Anglia. From her youth she was devoted to prayer, the blessed sacrament, and works of mercy, not to mention piety, purity, and humility. She felt a strong call… Continue reading June 23 – Audrey of Ely