Tag Archives: Bede

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: Abbess Ælfflæd of Whitby

Celts to the Creche: Day 29 December 13 Abbess Ælfflæd of Whitby About 655 or 656-February 8, 713 AD On this 29th day of our journey to the creche where Christ was born, we meet Ælfflæd who was the second or … 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: St. Fursey

Celts to the Crèche: Day 10 November 24 St. Fursey c597-January 16, 649 AD On our 10th day of our journey of 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: 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 Abbess of a … Continue reading

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