Tag Archives: Anglo Saxon Saints

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: St. Ninian of Whithorn

Celts to the Crèche: Day 30 December 14 St. Ninian of Whithorn c362-c432 AD (or perhaps later) On this 30th Day of Celts to the Creche, we join on this pilgrimage to Bethlehem with fifth century British Bishop St. Ninian (Ninias) of … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: Heiu of Tadcaster

Celts to the Crèche: Day 24 December 8 Abbess Heiu of Tadcaster 7th century On our 24th day of our journey with the Celts to the Creche, we meet Abbess Heiu that might be a new saint to some of … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Colman of Lindisfarne

Celts to the Crèche: Day 25 December 9 St. Colman, 3rd Bishop of Lindisfarne  (c. 605 – February 18, 675 or August 8, 674) On this 25th day of our Advent journey with the Celts to the Creche, we discover … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Bega of Bees

Celts to the Crèche: Day 26 December 10 St. Bega of Bees c. 850 On this 26th day of our pilgrimage with the Celts to the Creche, we join with St. Bega of Bees on this journey to the manger in Bethlehem. … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. John of Beverley

  Celts to the Crèche: Day 12 November 26 St. John of Beverley  died May 7, 721 On day 12 of our pilgrimage with the Celts to the Crèche, we journey with St. John of Beverley who was not only the scholarly and erudite … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Bathilde of Chelles

Celts to the Crèche: Day 19 December 3 St. Bathilde (Balthilde) of Chelles 626/7-January 30, 680/687 On this 19th day of our journey with Celts to the Creche, we encounter St. Bathilde of Chelles, also known as Queen Balthilde and … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: The Venerable Bede

Celts to the Crèche: Day 23 December 7 The Venerable Bede 672/673-May 25, 735 AD On this 23rd  day of our journey with the Celts to the Crèche, we meet Bede who was a historian, theologian, monk, scholar, writer, scribe, and … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: Abbess Burgundofara of Faremoutiers

Celts to the Crèche: Day 21 December 5 Abbess Burgundofara of Faremoutiers c595-c657AD On this 21st day of our journey with the Celts to the Crèche, we encounter St. Burgundofara (also known as St. Fara, Fare), the founding Abbess of the … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Bertha of Kent

Celts to the Crèche: Day 11 November 25 St. Bertha of Kent c539-c612 On this 11th day of our journey with the Celts to the Crèche, we meet St. Bertha, who was a Frankish princess with a devoted faith in … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: Pelagius

Celts to the Crèche: Day 18 December 2 Pelagius c354-c418AD On this 18th day of our journey with the Celts to the Creche, we encounter the theologian and monk Pelagius who is either dismissed as a heretic or is considered … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: Abbess Aebbe of Coldingham

Celts to the Crèche: Day 27 December 11 Abbess Æbbe of Coldingham c615-c683AD On this 27th day of our journey with the Celts to the Crèche, we travel with Abbess Æbbe (Abb, Ebba) of Coldingham. She was a daughter of … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: Abbess Ethelburga of Barking

è Celts to the Crèche: Day 15 November 29 Abbess Æthelburga of Barking 7th c. AD On this 15th day of our journey with the Celts to the Crèche, we meet St. Æthelburga (Æthelburh, Ethelburga) who was the  first Abbess of the double … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: A Band of Brothers, Cedd, Chad, Cynibil, and Caelin

Celts to the Crèche: Day 14 November 28 A Band of Brothers: Sts. Cedd, Chad, Cynibil, and Caelin 7th c. On the 14th day of our journey with the Celts to the Crèche, we meet the band of brothers from … 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. Fursey

Celts to the Crèche: Day 10 November 24 St. Fursey c597-January 16, 649 AD On our 10th day of our pilgrimage with the Celts to the Crèche, we meet St. Fursey (Fursa, Fursei, Furseus) who was the first recorded Irish missionary … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: Abbess Werburga of Chester

Celts to the Crèche: Day 32 December 16 Abbess Werburga of Chester c 630-February 3, 699 AD On this 32nd day of our journey with the Celts to the Crèche, we meet Abbess Werburga of Chester which is in Northwest England near … 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. Hereswith

Celts to the Crèche: Day 3 November 17 St. Hereswith c612 – September 3, c680/690AD On this 3rd day of our Advent journey with the Celts to the Crèche, we pilgrimage with St. Hereswith, perhaps even dancing with abandon to this … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Hilda of Whitby

  Celts to the Crèche: Day 2 November 17 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 the powerful, well-educated, and … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Aidan of Lindisfarne

Celts to the Crèche: Day 1 November 15 St. Aidan of Lindisfarne died August 31, 651 AD (Feast Day) Welcome to this 1st day of our 40 Day Celtic Advent pilgrimage! How delightful to journey together to the crèche in … Continue reading

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