Tag Archives: Irish Saints

Celts to the Creche: St. Canaire of Ireland

  Celts to the Creche: Day 35 St. Canaire of Ireland Died about 530 AD On our 35th day of our journey with the Celts to the Creche, we meet a very strong-minded woman of prayer, St. Canaire. Toward the … 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. Ita of Ireland

Celts to the Creche: Day 13 St. Ita of Ireland c 480-c570 AD On this 13th day of the Celts to the Creche we meet St. Ita of Ireland (St. Íte).  St. Ita is considered to be the foster mother … 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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Celts to the Creche: St. Columbanus

  Celts to the Crèche: Day 8 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 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: St. Columba of Iona

Celts to the Crèche: Day 4 St. Columba of Iona 7 December 521 – 9 June 597 On the 4th day our journey with the Celts to the Crèche, we meet  St. Columba, (Colum Cille meaning “dove of the church”) … 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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