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Celts to the Creche: St. Winifred of Wales

Celts to the Crèche: Day 9 November 23 St. Winifred of Wales died about 660 AD On this 9th day of our journey with the Celts to the Crèche, we meet St. Winifred of Wales (Grenfrewi in Welsh meaning “radiant … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: Benedict Biscop of Monkwearmouth and Jarrow

  Celts to the Crèche: Day 34 December 18 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 … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: Bishop Eadfrith of Lindisfarne

Celts to the Crèche: Day 7 November 21 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) … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Frideswide of Oxford

Celts to the Creche: Day 27 St. Frideswide, Abbess of Oxford c665-October 19, 727 or 735 On this 27th 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 25 St. Deiniol of Wales died 584 AD On this 25th and final day of the Celts to the Creche, we meet St. Deiniol of Wales (St. Daniel).  It seems appropriate that he would be on this … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Columbanus

  Celts to the Creche: Day 11 St. Columbanus c543 AD-November 21, 615 AD Feast Day, November 23 On this 11th day of our pilgrimage with the Celts to the Creche, let us visit with St. Columbanus, one of the early … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Cuthbert

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

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Celts to the Creche: St. Cuthbert of Lindisfarne

Celts to the Crèche: Day 6 November 20 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 … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Non of Wales

  Celts to the Creche: Day 5 St. Non of Wales  Died about March 2, 589AD St. Non, whose name means “nun” was the mother of the patron saint of Wales, St. David (Dewi Sant) who died about 589 AD. … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Hilda of Whitby

Celts to the Creche: Day 2 St. Hilda of Whitby 613/614-November 17, 680 AD On this 2nd day of our pilgrimage with the Celts to the Creche, we journey with ST. HILDA (Hild) OF WHITBY. She was an Abbess; founder of double monasteries; … 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 Advent, let us begin this Celts to the Creche pilgrimage with Aidan who was a Celtic monk/bishop  from the great Irish monastic … Continue reading

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