Nov 29 – St Brendan of Birr-Irish

Nov 29 – St Brendan of Birr

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Stained glass window of St. Brendan of Birr.  St Adamnan tells a story of Brendan’s support of St Columba when “he had been excommunicated for some pardonable and very trifling reasons, and indeed unjustly”. Brendan, quickly arose , bowed down and kissed him.

 

St. Brendan’s Church, Birr.
Prophet of Ireland
Abbot
Died c. 573[1]
BirrIreland
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church
Anglican Communion
Orthodox Church
Feast 29 November

via Nov 29 – St Brendan of Birr (d. 573) abbot – Catholicireland.netCatholicireland.net

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