The Feast of Saint Albert the Great, BCD, IIIrd Class
Today is the Feast of St Albert the Great, the teacher of the Angelic Doctor, St Thomas Aquinas.
The Collect from the Roman Breviary:
O God, who gavest grace unto blessed Albert, thy Bishop and Doctor, to become great because of his subjection of this world's wisdom to a childlike faith in thee : grant us, we beseech thee ; in such wise to follow his doctrine that finally we may enjoy the fulness of thy light in heaven. Through.
The Proper Lessons may be found here.
The article on him from the Catholic Encyclopædia.
From Medieval Saints at Yahoo!