Our father among the [[saint]]s '''Peter of Canterbury''' was a [[monk]] and later [priest]] among the first group of missionaries sent to proselytize the Anglo-Saxons in England in the late sixth century. He was a companion of [[Augustine of Canterbury]]. He became the first [[abbot]] of the [[monastery]] at Canterbury that was first dedicated to Ss. [[Apostle Peter|Peter]] and [[Apostle Paul|Paul]], and later re-dedicated as St. Augustine's monastery. His [[feast day]] is [[January 6]].