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Today’s Feast – St Columba

St. Columba 521-597, Born probaly in Donegal Ireland of royal descent he studied at Moville under St. Finnian then in Leinster at the monastery of Clonard under another St. Finnian. He was ordained before he was twenty-five and spent the … Continue reading

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Today’s Feast – St Boniface

St Boniface, known as the apostle of the Germans, was an English Benedictine monk who gave up being elected abbot to devote his life to the conversion of the Germanic tribes. Two characteristics stand out: his Christian orthodoxy and his … Continue reading

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Today’s Feast – St Kevin

Known in Ireland as Coemgen as well as Kevin, according to tradition he was born at the Fort of the White Fountain in Leinster, Ireland, of royal descent. He was baptized by St. Cronan and educated by St. Petroc. He … Continue reading

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Today’s Feast – Ss Marcellinus & Peter

Saint Marcellinus was a priest and Saint Peter an exorcist (one of the minor orders), who both lived in Rome and laboured there under the cruel Emperor Diocletian. They were martyred together. So great was the veneration of the Catholics … Continue reading

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Today’s Feast – The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

The dogma of faith which forms the object of the feast is this: There is one God and in this one God there are three Divine Persons; the Father is God, the Son is God, the Holy Spirit is God. … Continue reading

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Today’s Feast – The Solemnity of Pentecost

After Jesus had ascended to heaven from Mt. Olivet, the apostles and disciples returned to the Holy City. They remained together in the Upper Room or Cenacle, the place where Jesus had appeared to them and which may well be … Continue reading

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