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St. Patrick of Ireland, guest post by Dr. Michelle P. Brown

St. Patrick and his companions stained glass by Dubin-based artist Harry Clarke, early 20th c. Celts to the Crèche: Day 40   Christmas Eve, December 24 ST. PATRICK OF IRELAND   –March 17, c.492                 … 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 died 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: St. Fursey

Celts to the Crèche: Day 10 November 24 St. Fursey c597-January 16, 649 AD On our 10th day of our pilgrimage with 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.The name Hild means “warrior.” She was … Continue reading

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