Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Our Lady of Yorkshire, Pray For Us

Yorkshire born and bred, strong in't back 'n' thick in't 'ead.

Yes, Paulinus comes out of the closet as a YORKSHIREMAN. I was born and bred in God's Own County and today is Yorkshire Day. So, sorry St Alphonsus - today Yorkshiremen and women celebrate and thank God for all things Yorkshire: flat hats, ferrets, Yorkshire Pudding, Geoffrey Boycott, Tetley's Bitter, Betty's Tea Shop, Leeds United, Ernie Wise, Alan Bennett, Peter O'Toole, The Four Yorkshiremen,Michael Palin, Alcuin, curd tarts, Dickie Bird, Brian Blessed, Ilkley Moor, Jarvis Cocker,Brian Glover, Guy Fawkes, Frankie Howerd, Kevin Keegan, Andrew Marvell, Charles Laughton, Tinothy West.....need I go on?

Our Lady of Yorkshire - pray for us
St Paulinus - pray for us
St John Fisher - pray for us
St Aelred - pray for us
St Margaret Clitherow- pray for us
St Oswald - pray for us
St Hilda of Whitby - pray for us
St John of Beverley - pray for us
St John of Bridlington - pray for us
St Wilfrid - pray for us
All Holy Men and Women of Yorkshire - pray for us


Anonymous PF said...

and Nora Batty

12:14 AM  
Blogger DilexitPrior said...

I visited York back in the day when I was much younger. Ok, that would be two and a half years ago.

I went on a tour of a mine at the National Coal Mining Museum in Yorkshire and our tour guide was an old retired miner. I couldn't understand a word he said. I honestly don't think he was speaking English. ;-)

11:03 PM  
Blogger Paulinus said...

He wasn't. He was speaking a beautiful variant of English - see below:


Also see the Yorkshire national anthem - On Ilkley Moor Ba' Tat


11:21 PM  

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