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date: 27 November 2022

Ignatius, Father, (Joseph Leycester Lyne)free

Ignatius, Father, (Joseph Leycester Lyne)free

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Born Trinity Square Tower, 23 Nov. 1837; s of Francis and Louisa Genevieve Lyne; died 16 Oct. 1908

monk and superior at Llanthony Abbey

Education

St Paul’s School; Rev. G. N. Wright, Ayscough Free Hall, Spalding; Trin. Coll. Glenalmond

Career

Curate, St Peter’s, Plymouth; St George’s Mission under Father Lowder; thence went to Claydon, Suffolk, to begin first monastery; thence to Norwich; thence to Laleham, Chertsey; then, 1870, founded Llanthony Abbey; ordained at Wells Cathedral, Dec. 1860. Bene Discessit of Trinity Theological College; ordained to the priesthood by Mar-Timotheos in Llanthony Abbey Church, 27 July 1898. His mission preaching attracted vast crowds of listeners; he refused to preach in the churches owing to the ‘rationalism’ permitted by the Bishops; he remained, however, in loyal, though lay, communion with the English Church

Publications

Mission sermons and orations, and many other sermons; Tracts; Hymns with Music; Brother Placidus; Leonard Morris; many tales, etc

Recreation

eight services a day in Llanthony Abbey Church

Address

Llanthony Abbey, Abergavenny