Tag Archives: Anglo Saxon Saints

Celts to the Creche: St. Ninian of Whithorn

Celts to the Creche: Day 30 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 Whithorn. He is … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: Heiu of Tadcaster

Celts to the Creche: Day 24 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 us. Heiu … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Colman of Lindisfarne

Celts to the Creche: Day 25 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 that our … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Bega of Bees

Celts to the Creche: Day 26 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. The legend of … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. John of Beverley

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

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Celts to the Creche: St. Bathilde of Chelles

Celts to the Creche: Day 19 St. Bathilde (Balthide) 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 Baldechildis of … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: The Venerable Bede

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

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Celts to the Creche: Abbess Burgundofara of Faremoutiers

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

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Celts to the Creche: St. Bertha of Kent

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

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Celts to the Creche: Pelagius

Celts to the Creche: Day 18 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 a breath … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: Abbess Aebbe of Coldingham

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

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Celts to the Creche: Abbess Ethelburga of Barking

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

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

Celts to the Creche: Day 14 A Band of Brothers: Sts. Cedd, Chad, Cynibil, and Caelin 7th c. On the 14th day of our journey with the Celts to the Creche, we meet the band of brothers from England, all … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Columbanus

  Celts to the Creche: Day 8 St. Columbanus c543 AD-November 21, 615 AD On this 8th day of our pilgrimage with the Celts to the Creche, 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. Fursey

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

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Celts to the Creche: Abbess Werburga of Chester

Celts to the Creche:Day 32 Abbess Werburga of Chester c 630-February 3, 699 AD On this 32nd day of our journey with the Celts to the Creche, we meet Abbess Werburga of Chester which is in Northwest England near Wales. Life: Werburga … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Cuthbert of Lindisfarne

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 the much loved 7th c. … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Hereswith

Celts to the Creche: Day 3 St. Hereswith c612 – September 3, c680/690AD On this 3rd day of our Advent journey with the Celts to the Creche, we pilgrimage with St. Hereswith, perhaps even dancing with abandon to this place of … 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; founder of double … 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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