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November 17, 2000
volume 11, no. 234


MILLENNIUM MILESTONES that occurred Today in Church History

Historical Events in Church Annals for November 17th:

Feast of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary

  • 1200A.D.
  • Death of Saint Hugh of Lincoln, Abbot of the first Carthusian monastery in England and Bishop of the Diocese of Lincoln. After 80 years of dedication to God and defending the Jews during a time when Jews were greatly persecuted on the British Isles, he died at London on this date at the Old Temple where Jews honored him.

  • 1302 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Gertrude the Great. For more on this saint, see DAILY LITURGY

  • 1985 A.D.
  • Pope John Paul II beatifies Blessed Pio Campidelli, C.P., Blessed Marie Teresa of Jesus Gerhardinger and Blessed Rafqa Ar-Rayes.


November 17, 2000
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MILLENNIUM MILESTONES


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