Tuesday, 20 October 2015

20th October - Acca of Hexham

Acca (660 – 742), was a Benedictine monk and friend of many famous people of the time, including St Wilfrid and  the Venerable Bede. He built churches and re-fitted the principal church at Hexham. He had a beautiful singing voice and encouraged the revival of vocal music in British liturgy.

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