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St. Columba's Well, Durrow, Ireland

Saints of Ireland: Columba Beckons a Deeper Journey

Saints of Ireland: Columba Beckons a Deeper Journey

St. Columba's Well, Durrow, Ireland ,

June 9th is the Feast Day of Saint Columba. Columba – or Columcille as he is known in Ireland  – was a 6th-century monk who played a major role in the spread of Christianity and the development of the Celtic church in Ireland and Scotland. His achievements have earned him the distinction of Patron Saint

Saints of Ireland- Ciaran of Clonmacnoise

Saints of Ireland: Ciaran of Clonmacnoise

Saints of Ireland: Ciaran of Clonmacnoise

Saints of Ireland- Ciaran of Clonmacnoise ,

The Irish Saint Ciaran is remembered as the founder of Clonmacnoise, one of the greatest monasteries in Ireland. He is also numbered among the Twelve Apostles of Ireland. This group of 6th century monks studied under Saint Finnian at the famous school at Clonard Abbey in County Meath. Later, each played an important role in

Celtic Ireland

Saints of Ireland: The Real Patrick

Saints of Ireland: The Real Patrick

Celtic Ireland ,

Origins of St. Patrick’s Day As early as the 9th or 10th century, the Irish observed March 17th as a religious holiday honoring Ireland’s patron saint who died on this date in 461 AD. By the 17th century, a tradition for observing Patrick’s saint day had been established that included attending mass in the morning