Celtic Christianity
Celtic Christianity or Insular Christianity refers broadly to certain features of Christianity that were common, or held to be common, across the Celtic-speaking world during the Early Middle Ages. "C...
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Culdees
The Culdees (Irish: Céli Dé,  "Companions of God") were members of ascetic Christian monastic and eremitical communities of Ireland, Scotland, and England in the Middle Ages. The etymology of...
Iona
Iona (Scottish Gaelic: Ì Chaluim Chille) is a small island in the Inner Hebrides off the Ross of Mull on the western coast of Scotland. It was a centre of Gaelic monasticism for four centuries and...
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Abbot of Melrose
The Abbot and then Commendator of Melrose was the head of the monastic community of Melrose Abbey, in Melrose in the Borders region of Scotland. The abbots of the earlier Northumbrian foundation from ...
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Caomhán of Inisheer
Caomhán of Inisheer is a 6th-century Irish saint whose feast day is 14 June. Caomhan is the patron saint of Inisheer (Irish: Inis Oírr), the smallest of the Aran Islands. Even though he is "by far...
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Adam of Melrose
Adam of Melrose (died 1222) was Abbot of Melrose and Bishop of Caithness, famously burned to death by the husbandmen of Caithness.He rose to the position of Abbot in 1207, and on 5 August 1213, was el...
Deiniol
Saint Deiniol (died 584) was traditionally the first Bishop of Bangor in the Kingdom of Gwynedd, Wales. The present Bangor Cathedral, dedicated to Deiniol, is said to be on the site where his monaster...
Tydfil
Saint Tydfil (standard Welsh Tudful; martyred ca. 480) is the legendary dedicatee of Merthyr Tydfil (Welsh: Merthyr Tudful, "church of Tudful"), a town in Glamorgan, south Wales.Tydfil gave her na...
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Schottenstift, Vienna
The Schottenstift (English: Scottish Abbey), formally called Benediktinerabtei unserer Lieben Frau zu den Schotten (English: Benedictine Abbey of Our Dear Lady of the Scots), is a Roman Catho...
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Teulyddog
Saint Teulyddog (Old Welsh: Teulydawc; Medieval Latin: Toulidauc and Thelaucus) was a medieval Welsh saint.Accounted a disciple of Saint Dubricius, Teulyddog is said to have fled with many oth...
List of abbots and abbesses of Kildare
The following is a list of abbots and abbesses of Kildare, heads of Kildare Abbey, founded — according to tradition — by Saint Brigit.
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Saint Senara
Saint Senara is a legendary Cornish Christian saint with links to the village of Zennor on the north coast of Cornwall, England, UK. The Church of Saint Senara, Zennor is dedicated to her; the village...
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Tholey Abbey
Tholey Abbey (German: Abtei Tholey) in Tholey, in the district of Sankt Wendel in Saarland, is a Benedictine monastery dedicated to Saint Maurice. It is part of the Beuronese Congregation within t...
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Wellesley Bailey
Wellesley C Bailey was the founder of international charity The Leprosy Mission. In India in the 1860s he witnessed the severe consequences of the disease and vowed to make caring for those with lepro...
Lucius of Britain
Lucius is a legendary 2nd-century King of the Britons and saint traditionally credited with introducing Christianity into Britain. Lucius is first mentioned in a 6th-century version of the Liber Ponti...
Mary of the Passion
Hélène Marie Philippine de Chappotin de Neuville (Nantes, 21 May 1839 – Sanremo, 15 November 1904), known as the Blessed Mary of the Passion, F.M.M. (French: Mère Marie de la Passion) was a Fre...
Abbot of Glendalough
The Abbot of Glendalough was the head of the monastery at Glendalough, founded by Saint Kevin in the early sixth century, which is in modern-day County Wicklow, Ireland. After the death of Saint Kevin...