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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 Venerable … 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 died 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 Crèche Day 33 December 17 St. Frideswide, Abbess of Oxford c665-October 19, 727 or 735 On this 33rd day of our Advent pilgrimage with the Celts to the Crèche we journey with Frideswide (also known as Frithuswith) whose … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Deiniol of Wales

Celts to the Crèche Day 28 December 12 St. Deiniol of Wales died 584 AD On this 28th day of the Celts to the Crèche, 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 Crèche Day 8 November 22 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 … 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 pilgrimage with the Celts to the Crèche, we join St. Cuthbert who was the much loved 7thc. Bishop of … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Non of Wales

  Celts to the Crèche Day 31 December 15 St. Non of Wales  Died about March 2, 589AD On this 31st day of our journey with the Celts to the Crèche, we meet St. Non, whose name means “nun.” She … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Hilda of Whitby

  Celts to the Crèche Day 2 November 16 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.The name Hild means “warrior.” She was … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Aidan of Lindisfarne

               St. Aidan of Lindisfarne statue near St. Mary’s Church on Lindisfarne. photo from Dig Ventures                                      … Continue reading

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