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Celts to the Creche: Benedict Biscop of Monkwearmouth and Jarrow

  Celts to the Crèche: Day 34 Benedict Biscop of Monkwearmouth and Jarrow 628-January 12, 690 Benedict Biscop was the founding Abbot of the famous Monkwearmouth-Jarrow Monasteries in Northeast England in the late 7th century where The Venerable Bede (see … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: Bishop Eadfrith of Lindisfarne

Celts to the Crèche: Day 7 Bishop Eadfrith of Lindisfarne -721 AD On this 7th day of our journey towards Bethlehem with the Celts to the Crèche, we ecounter Eadfrith  who was a Bishop of Lindisfarne (Holy Island) in Northumbria. … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Frideswide of Oxford

Celts to the Creche: Day 33 St. Frideswide, Abbess of Oxford c665-October 19, 727 or 735 On this 33rd day of our Advent pilgrimage with the Celts to the Creche we journey with Frideswide whose name in Anglo-Saxon means “strong peace.” She … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Deiniol of Wales

Celts to the Creche: Day 28 St. Deiniol of Wales died 584 AD On this 28th day of the Celts to the Creche, we meet St. Deiniol of Wales (St. Daniel).  It seems appropriate that he would be on this journey with … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Columbanus

  Celts to the Crèche: Day 8 St. Columbanus c543 AD-November 21, 615 AD On this 8th day of our pilgrimage with the Celts to the Crèche, let us visit with St. Columbanus, one of the early Irish monks who helped … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Cuthbert of Lindisfarne

Celts to the Crèche: Day 6 St. Cuthbert of Lindisfarne c634-March 20, 687 AD On this 6th day of our Advent journey with the Celts to the Crèche, we join St. Cuthbert on this pilgrimage. Cuthbert was the much loved 7th c. … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Non of Wales

  Cèlts to the Crèche: Day 31 St. Non of Wales  Died about March 2, 589AD On this 31st day of our journey with the Cèlts to the Crèche, we meet St. Non, whose name means “nun.” She was the … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Hilda of Whitby

  Celts to the Crèche: Day 2 St. Hilda of Whitby 613/614-November 17, 680 AD On this 2nd day of our pilgrimage with the Celts to the Crèche, we journey with St. HILDA (Hild) OF WHITBY. She was an Abbess and the founder of … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Aidan of Lindisfarne

Celts to the Creche: Day 1 St. Aidan of Lindisfarne died August 31, 651 AD On this 1st day of our 40 Day Celtic Advent pilgrimage, let us begin with St. Aidan. He was an Irish monk/bishop from the great Irish monastic … Continue reading

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