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A sculpture showing monks bearing St Cuthbert's coffin

St Cuthbert retired to an island and would only open his window to give blessings

The pocket-size Gospel of St John was found inside the coffin of St Cuthbert in 1104 (CNS photo/courtesy of British Library)

The St Cuthbert Gospel is believed to be the oldest intact book produced in Europe

Fr John Twist SJ and Brother Shepherd from Zimbabwe are pictured with Stonyhurst pupils  Photo: Dawn Johnson

A group of Year 11 students, chaplains and teachers walked from Melrose to Holy Island in the last week of term

Lindisfarne, where St Cuthbert served as prior

St Cuthbert (March 20) was an examplar of a less triumphal, more inward form of religion than that represented by St Wilfrid, the pope’s henchman

Scripture readings for the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms