Reformed Churchmen

We are Confessional Calvinists and a Prayer Book Church-people. In 2012, we remembered the 350th anniversary of the 1662 Book of Common Prayer; also, we remembered the 450th anniversary of John Jewel's sober, scholarly, and Reformed "An Apology of the Church of England." In 2013, we remembered the publication of the "Heidelberg Catechism" and the influence of Reformed theologians in England, including Heinrich Bullinger's Decades. For 2014: Tyndale's NT translation. For 2015, John Roger, Rowland Taylor and Bishop John Hooper's martyrdom, burned at the stakes. Books of the month. December 2014: Alan Jacob's "Book of Common Prayer" at: January 2015: A.F. Pollard's "Thomas Cranmer and the English Reformation: 1489-1556" at: February 2015: Jaspar Ridley's "Thomas Cranmer" at:

Monday, September 8, 2014

8 September 1380 A.D. Bernardino of Siena Born—Franciscan Reformer

8 September 1380 A.D. Bernardino of Siena Born—Franciscan Reformer

St. Bernardino of Siena (1380 to 1440)

Roman Church

Moral Reforms in Many Citites.

St. Bernardino of Siena as born in Massa Marittima, Italy. He became a notable Franciscan reformer. His chief aim was to regenerate the age in which he lived. He was responsible for moral reforms in many cities and was a powerful religious force in Italy. He died in 1440 and was canonized just six years later.

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