Tag Archives: Celtic Abbesses

Celts to the Creche: St. Gertrude of Nivelles

  Celts to the Crèche: Day 38 St. Gertrude of Nivelles About 626-March 17, 659 On this 38th day of our pilgrimage to the Crèche, we meet St. Gertrude (Gertrudis) of Nevilles. She and her mother Itta established the famous … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: Abbesses Beatrice and Anna of Iona Nunnery

Latin inscription on the grave slab, partly lost: Here lies lady Anna, daughter of Donald, son of Charles, sometime Prioress of Iona who died in the year 1543. We commend her soul to the All-Highest….. Celts to the Crèche: Day 22 … Continue reading

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Celt to the Creche: St. Brigid of Kildare

Celts to the Crèche:Day 5 St. Brigid of Kildare c 452-523/525 AD On this 5th day of Advent on our journey with the Celts to the Creche, we meet Saint Brigid/Brigit, Bridget, Bride, an early Irish saint who was one of … Continue reading

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