Tag Archives: Merovingian saints

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: Abbess Burgundofara of Faremoutiers

Celts to the Crèche: Day 21 December 5 Abbess Burgundofara of Faremoutiers c595-c657AD On this 21st day of our journey with the Celts to the Crèche, we encounter St. Burgundofara (also known as St. Fara, Fare), the founding Abbess of the … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Bertha of Kent

Celts to the Crèche: Day 11 November 25 St. Bertha of Kent c539-c612 On this 11th day of our journey with the Celts to the Crèche, we meet St. Bertha, who was a Frankish princess with a devoted faith in … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: Abbess Theodechilde of Jouarre

Celts to the Crèche: Day 36 December 20 Abbess Theodechilde of Jouarre Died about 667 AD Today, on this 36th day on our journey with the Celts to the Crèche, we meet 7th c. Theodechilde (Theodechildis), who started out as … Continue reading

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