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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: 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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