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happy Maewyn Succat's day

In the interests of social anthropology I’ve made a tentative grasp onto how a Welsh or Scottish Roman tax collector or maybe slave trader who claimed to be a slave became an evangelist and persecuted pagans and druids in Ireland evolved/ devolved became a weekend of drinking bright green beer, wearing giant shamrock hats and marching/ dancing/ fighting in the streets while singing about a priest who drove snakes out of Ireland. 332 more words

PRAYER TO ST PATRICK

O BLESSED APOSTLE OF IRELAND!

GLORIOUS ST PATRICK! 

Who did become the father

and benefactor of the land long

before my birth,

receive my prayers, 215 more words

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The Beatification of Fr. Solanus Casey, OFM Cap.

(Detroit, Michigan) “Welcome to sunny Detroit,” was what soon-to-be Blessed Father Solanus Casey, OFM Cap. inspired me to say Saturday, November 17, 2017 as I greeted arriving buses full of pilgrims at the Solanus Casey Center at 1780 Mt. 443 more words

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Prayer to St Brigid, Patroness of Ireland

O God,

Who givest us joy by the power of the intercession of Blessed Brigid the Virgin,

graciously grant that we may be assisted by her merits by the example of whose chastity we are enlightened.

Through Christ our Lord.

Amen.

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Litany of St Columba

Lord, Have mercy.

Christ, Have mercy.

Lord, Have mercy.

Christ, Hear us.

Christ, Graciously hear us.

Holy Mary, Pray for us.

Queen of Angels, Pray for us. 299 more words

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Litany of St Brigid

Lord, Have mercy.

Christ, Have mercy.

Lord, Have mercy.

Eternal Father, Have mercy on us.

Divine Son, Have mercy on us.

Holy Spirit, Have mercy on us. 262 more words

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Early Irish Feminists With Holy Fire In Their Blood

Saint Moninne of Killeavey was one of Ireland’s earliest female saints. After vigorous instruction in the religious life, she founded a community, initially consisting of eight virgins and a widow with a baby, at Slieve Gullion, in what became, under the later colonial administration, County Armagh. 1,805 more words

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