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Feast day:  June 17

 

Saint AlbanFirst Martyr of Britain in Verulamium (c. 209)

 

He was a soldier in the Roman army and, according to the venerable Bede, was brought to faith in Christ by a fugitive priest to whom he gave shelter. The saint exchanged clothes with the priest, allowing him to escape and ensuring his own martyrdom. Some writers, including St Bede, place his martyrdom during the reign of Diocletian (286-303)...


Feast day:  June 17

 

Saint BotolphAbbot of Icanho (in East Anglia) (680)

 

'Saint Botolph was born in Britain about the year 610 and in his youth became a monk in Gaul. The sisters of Ethelmund, King of East Anglia, who were also sent to Gaul to learn the monastic discipline, met Saint Botolph, and learning of his intention to return to Britain, bade their brother the King grant him land on which to found a monastery…


Feast day:  June 9

 

Saint Columba

Abbot of Iona (597)

 

He was born to a prominent noble family, the Ui-Niall clan of Ireland, but he forsook all worldly things and became a monk at a young age. He founded the monasteries of Derry and Durrow, and traveled as a missionary in Ireland for almost twenty years...


Feast day:  June 17

 

Saint EtheldredaAbbess of Ely (679)

 

Queen of Northumbria; born (probably) about 630; died at Ely, 23 June, 679. While still very young she was given in marriage by her father, Anna, King of East Anglia, to a certain Tonbert, a subordinate prince, from whom she received as morning gift a tract of land locally known as the Isle of Ely.


Feast day:  June 3


Saint Kevin of GlendaloughAbbot of Glendalough 

 

St. Kevin was birthed without labor pains to a noble Leinster familiy, as a sign that he was the fulfillment of the prophecy of St. Patrick of the one to come who would evangelize the region of Ireland just south of Dublin...


Feast day:  June 23

 

Milburga was abbess of Wenlock Abbey in Salop, Shropshire, England (between 722-730). She received the veil from St. Theodore of Canterbury.

 

She was the daughter of a king of Mercia and sister of Sts. Mildred of Thanet and Mildgytha. Her father and her uncle, King Wulfhere, provided funds for the abbey. Among the remarkable abilities she evidenced were levitation and power over birds.


Feast day:  June 6

 

Abbot of Padstow


  

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