SC 133, St. Thomas Becket

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839 years ago today, the murder of St. Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, inside Canterbury cathedral has been memorialized by T. S. Eliot, Jean Anouilh, and many others. Today we take an in depth look at the life and times of Henry II’s close friend and confidant, whose life change and resulting martyrdom spawned years of miracles and pilgrimage.A St. Jeopardy quiz winner and a new quiz on St. Lucy in this extended SaintCast on the 5th day of Christmas.

* News story approval of miracles and heroic virtues
* Becket the Movie

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