The Anglican Parish of Haliburton

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A big day in Christian History

June 13, 1525
German reformer Martin Luther marries Katherine von Bora, 16 years his younger, having sneaked her and several other nuns out of their Cistercian convent in empty herring barrels two years earlier. Many viewed the marriage, which lasted 21 happy years, as a scandal.

June 13, 1893
Dorothy Sayers, English mystery writer and apologist, is born in Oxford, England.
"Man is never truly himself except when he is actively creating something," she once said. [ Methinks she'd include women in that quote were she speaking today!]

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