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Celts to the Creche: St. Colman of Lindisfarne

Celts to the Creche: Day 30 St. Colman of Lindisfarne  (c. 605 – February 18, 675 or August 8, 674) On this 30th day of our Advent journey with the Celts to the Creche, we discover that our Irish traveling … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: The Venerable Bede

Celts to the Creche: Day 22 The Venerable Bede 672/673-May 26, 735 AD On this 22nd day of our journey with the Celts to the Creche, we meet Bede who was a historian, theologian, monk, scholar, writer, and a person of … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: Abbess Aebbe of Coldingham

Celts to the Creche: Day 17 Abbess Æbbe of Coldingham c615-c683AD On this 17th day of our journey with the Celts to the Creche, we travel with Abbess Æbbe of Coldingham. She was a friend of Aidan of Lindisfarne (see … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Hereswith

Celts to the Creche: Day 3 St. Hereswith c612 – September 3, c680/690AD On this 3rd day of our Advent journey with the Celts to the Creche, we pilgrimage with St. Hereswith, perhaps even dancing with abandon to this place of … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Hilda of Whitby

Celts to the Creche: Day 2 St. Hilda of Whitby 613/614-November 17, 680 AD On this 2nd day of our pilgrimage with the Celts to the Creche, we journey with ST. HILDA (Hild) OF WHITBY. She was an Abbess; founder of double monasteries; … 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 Advent, let us begin this Celts to the Creche pilgrimage with Aidan who was a Celtic monk/bishop  from the great Irish monastic … Continue reading

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