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  • ambrois@xtra.co.nz
    Feb 1 6:16 PM
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      Celtic and Old English Saints 1 February

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      * St. Brigid of Kildare (see #1 and #3)
      * St. Cinnia of Ulster
      * St. Derlugdach of Kildare
      * St. Crewenna
      * St. Jarlath of Armagh
      * St. Kinnia
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      St. Cinnia of Ulster Virgin
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      5th century. Saint Patrick (f.d. March 17) brought about the conversion
      of this princess of Ulster and later gave her the veil (Benedictines).


      St. Darlaugdach (Dardulacha, Derlugdach) of Kildare, Abbess and Virgin
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      Died after 525. Successor of Saint Brigid of Kildare as abbess of that
      convent (Benedictines).


      St. Crewenna
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      5th century. Saint Crewenna accompanied Saint Breaca (f.d. June 4; a
      disciple of Saint Brigid from Ireland to Cornwall. There is no record of
      him beyond the place named Crowan near Saint Erth (Benedictines).


      St. Jarlath (Hierlath) of Armagh, Bishop
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      Died c. 480. Saint Jarlath, disciple of Saint Patrick, succeeded Saint
      Benignus (f.d. November 9) in the see of Armagh
      (Benedictines).


      St. Kinnia, Virgin
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      6th century. Saint Kinnia was another Irish maiden baptized and
      consecrated by Saint Patrick. She is highly venerated
      in County Louth (Benedictines).

      These Lives are archived at:
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/celt-saints
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