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  • ambrois@xtra.co.nz
    Celtic and Old English Saints 2 January =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= * St. Munchin of Limerick * St. Seiriol * Lichfield Martyrs
    Message 1 of 14 , Dec 31, 2010
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      Celtic and Old English Saints          2 January

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      * St. Munchin of Limerick
      * St. Seiriol
      * Lichfield Martyrs
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      St. Munchin of Limerick, Bishop
      ---------------------------------------------
      (also known as Maincin, Manchen, Luimnich)

      7th century (or earlier). Munchin is venerated as the patron of
      Limerick, Ireland, because it grew up around his foundation at Innis
      Ibhton on the Shannon, and derived its name Luimnich from him. In three
      early martyrologies, he is called "the Wise" and "Maincin" (Little
      Monk). While little is certain about his life, he is believed to have
      belonged to the clan of the Dal Cais, who lived near the west coast of
      County Clare (Ennistimon area). A ruling prince gave him the island of
      Limerick, possibly in exchange for his claim to supremacy of his own
      people. He is believed to have established the school at Mungret.
      Tradition also has him the first bishop of Limerick, though scholars
      doubt whether he was a bishop (Benedictines, Delaney, Farmer, Montague).


      St. Seiriol
      --------------
      6th century. A Welsh saint whose memory is perpetuated by the name of
      the island of Ynys-Seiriol (Benedictines).

      Troparion of St Seiriol tone 4
      We hymn thee, O Father Seiriol,/ for thou didst turn the Welsh
      wilderness into a fertile vineyard for the Lord./ By this our
      intercession, O Saint,/ we implore thee to pray to Christ our God/ that
      our labours may be blessed and our souls may be saved.


      Lichfield Martyrs
      -----------------------
      Died 304. Many Christians (possibly about 1000) suffered at Lichfield
      (Lyke-field, the field of dead bodies) in England during the persecution
      of Diocletian (Gill).


      Sources:
      ========

      Benedictine Monks of St. Augustine Abbey, Ramsgate.
      (1947). The Book of Saints. NY: Macmillan.

      Delaney, J. J. (1983). Pocket Dictionary of Saints.
      New York: Doubleday Image.

      Farmer, D. H. (1997). The Oxford Dictionary of Saints.
      Oxford: Oxford University Press.

      Gill, F. C. (1958). The Glorious Company: Lives of Great
      Christians for Daily Devotion,. London: Epworth Press.

      Montague, H. P. (1981). The Saints and Martyrs of Ireland.
      Guildford: Billing & Sons.

      For All the Saints:
      http://www.saintpatrickdc.org/ss/ss-index.htm

      An Alphabetical Index of the Saints of the West
      http://www.orthodoxengland.btinternet.co.uk/saintsa.htm

      These Lives are archived at:
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/celt-saints
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    • ambrois@xtra.co.nz
      Celtic and Old English Saints 2 January =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= * St. Munchin of Limerick * St. Seiriol * Lichfield Martyrs
      Message 2 of 14 , Jan 2, 2012
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        Celtic and Old English Saints 2 January

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        * St. Munchin of Limerick
        * St. Seiriol
        * Lichfield Martyrs
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        St. Munchin of Limerick, Bishop
        ---------------------------------------------
        (also known as Maincin, Manchen, Luimnich)

        7th century (or earlier). Munchin is venerated as the patron of
        Limerick, Ireland, because it grew up around his foundation at Innis
        Ibhton on the Shannon, and derived its name Luimnich from him. In three
        early martyrologies, he is called "the Wise" and "Maincin" (Little
        Monk). While little is certain about his life, he is believed to have
        belonged to the clan of the Dal Cais, who lived near the west coast of
        County Clare (Ennistimon area). A ruling prince gave him the island of
        Limerick, possibly in exchange for his claim to supremacy of his own
        people. He is believed to have established the school at Mungret.
        Tradition also has him the first bishop of Limerick, though scholars
        doubt whether he was a bishop (Benedictines, Delaney, Farmer, Montague).


        St. Seiriol
        --------------
        6th century. A Welsh saint whose memory is perpetuated by the name of
        the island of Ynys-Seiriol (Benedictines).

        Troparion of St Seiriol tone 4
        We hymn thee, O Father Seiriol,/ for thou didst turn the Welsh
        wilderness into a fertile vineyard for the Lord./ By this our
        intercession, O Saint,/ we implore thee to pray to Christ our God/ that
        our labours may be blessed and our souls may be saved.


        Lichfield Martyrs
        -----------------------
        Died 304. Many Christians (possibly about 1000) suffered at Lichfield
        (Lyke-field, the field of dead bodies) in England during the persecution
        of Diocletian (Gill).


        Sources:
        ========

        Benedictine Monks of St. Augustine Abbey, Ramsgate.
        (1947). The Book of Saints. NY: Macmillan.

        Delaney, J. J. (1983). Pocket Dictionary of Saints.
        New York: Doubleday Image.

        Farmer, D. H. (1997). The Oxford Dictionary of Saints.
        Oxford: Oxford University Press.

        Gill, F. C. (1958). The Glorious Company: Lives of Great
        Christians for Daily Devotion,. London: Epworth Press.

        Montague, H. P. (1981). The Saints and Martyrs of Ireland.
        Guildford: Billing & Sons.

        For All the Saints:
        http://www.saintpatrickdc.org/ss/ss-index.htm

        An Alphabetical Index of the Saints of the West
        http://www.orthodoxengland.btinternet.co.uk/saintsa.htm

        These Lives are archived at:
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/celt-saints
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      • ambrois@xtra.co.nz
        Celtic and Old English Saints 2 January =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= * St. Munchin of Limerick * St. Seiriol * Lichfield Martyrs
        Message 3 of 14 , Jan 3, 2013
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          Celtic and Old English Saints 2 January

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          * St. Munchin of Limerick
          * St. Seiriol
          * Lichfield Martyrs
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          St. Munchin of Limerick, Bishop
          ---------------------------------------------
          (also known as Maincin, Manchen, Luimnich)

          7th century (or earlier). Munchin is venerated as the patron of
          Limerick, Ireland, because it grew up around his foundation at Innis
          Ibhton on the Shannon, and derived its name Luimnich from him. In three
          early martyrologies, he is called "the Wise" and "Maincin" (Little
          Monk). While little is certain about his life, he is believed to have
          belonged to the clan of the Dal Cais, who lived near the west coast of
          County Clare (Ennistimon area). A ruling prince gave him the island of
          Limerick, possibly in exchange for his claim to supremacy of his own
          people. He is believed to have established the school at Mungret.
          Tradition also has him the first bishop of Limerick, though scholars
          doubt whether he was a bishop (Benedictines, Delaney, Farmer, Montague).


          St. Seiriol
          --------------
          6th century. A Welsh saint whose memory is perpetuated by the name of
          the island of Ynys-Seiriol (Benedictines).

          Troparion of St Seiriol tone 4
          We hymn thee, O Father Seiriol,/ for thou didst turn the Welsh
          wilderness into a fertile vineyard for the Lord./ By this our
          intercession, O Saint,/ we implore thee to pray to Christ our God/ that
          our labours may be blessed and our souls may be saved.


          Lichfield Martyrs
          -----------------------
          Died 304. Many Christians (possibly about 1000) suffered at Lichfield
          (Lyke-field, the field of dead bodies) in England during the persecution
          of Diocletian (Gill).


          Sources:
          ========

          Benedictine Monks of St. Augustine Abbey, Ramsgate.
          (1947). The Book of Saints. NY: Macmillan.

          Delaney, J. J. (1983). Pocket Dictionary of Saints.
          New York: Doubleday Image.

          Farmer, D. H. (1997). The Oxford Dictionary of Saints.
          Oxford: Oxford University Press.

          Gill, F. C. (1958). The Glorious Company: Lives of Great
          Christians for Daily Devotion,. London: Epworth Press.

          Montague, H. P. (1981). The Saints and Martyrs of Ireland.
          Guildford: Billing & Sons.

          For All the Saints:
          http://www.saintpatrickdc.org/ss/ss-index.htm

          An Alphabetical Index of the Saints of the West
          http://www.orthodoxengland.btinternet.co.uk/saintsa.htm

          These Lives are archived at:
          http://groups.yahoo.com/group/celt-saints
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        • ambrois@xtra.co.nz
          Celtic and Old English Saints 2 January =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= * St. Munchin of Limerick * St. Seiriol * Lichfield Martyrs
          Message 4 of 14 , Jan 2, 2014
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            Celtic and Old English Saints 2 January

            =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
            * St. Munchin of Limerick
            * St. Seiriol
            * Lichfield Martyrs
            =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=


            St. Munchin of Limerick, Bishop
            ---------------------------------------------
            (also known as Maincin, Manchen, Luimnich)

            7th century (or earlier). Munchin is venerated as the patron of
            Limerick, Ireland, because it grew up around his foundation at Innis
            Ibhton on the Shannon, and derived its name Luimnich from him. In three
            early martyrologies, he is called "the Wise" and "Maincin" (Little
            Monk). While little is certain about his life, he is believed to have
            belonged to the clan of the Dal Cais, who lived near the west coast of
            County Clare (Ennistimon area). A ruling prince gave him the island of
            Limerick, possibly in exchange for his claim to supremacy of his own
            people. He is believed to have established the school at Mungret.
            Tradition also has him the first bishop of Limerick, though scholars
            doubt whether he was a bishop (Benedictines, Delaney, Farmer, Montague).


            St. Seiriol
            --------------
            6th century. A Welsh saint whose memory is perpetuated by the name of
            the island of Ynys-Seiriol (Benedictines).

            Troparion of St Seiriol tone 4
            We hymn thee, O Father Seiriol,/ for thou didst turn the Welsh
            wilderness into a fertile vineyard for the Lord./ By this our
            intercession, O Saint,/ we implore thee to pray to Christ our God/ that
            our labours may be blessed and our souls may be saved.


            Lichfield Martyrs
            -----------------------
            Died 304. Many Christians (possibly about 1000) suffered at Lichfield
            (Lyke-field, the field of dead bodies) in England during the persecution
            of Diocletian (Gill).


            Sources:
            ========

            Benedictine Monks of St. Augustine Abbey, Ramsgate.
            (1947). The Book of Saints. NY: Macmillan.

            Delaney, J. J. (1983). Pocket Dictionary of Saints.
            New York: Doubleday Image.

            Farmer, D. H. (1997). The Oxford Dictionary of Saints.
            Oxford: Oxford University Press.

            Gill, F. C. (1958). The Glorious Company: Lives of Great
            Christians for Daily Devotion,. London: Epworth Press.

            Montague, H. P. (1981). The Saints and Martyrs of Ireland.
            Guildford: Billing & Sons.

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