Chaucer reminds us of the centrality he had in the Medaeval Chuirch for the faithful
Of engelond to caunterbury they wende,The destruction of every image of Thomas in the country, the erasure of his name from the Missal was one of the first marks of Henry VIII's break from Rome.
The hooly blisful martir for to seke,
That hem hath holpen whan that they were seeke.
Pray today for the English clergy: bishops, priests and deacons.
As a mark of devotion you could watch Becket, which is Youtube here in 15 parts.