Pict-St. Boniface or Curitan, Bishop of Ross 16 March 2017

St. Boniface or Curitan, Bishop of Ross (Kyrin, Kyrstin) Born in Rome, Italy; died at Rosmark, Scotland, c. 630. Early in the eighth century, about the year 710, King Nectan of the Picts sent to Coelfrid at Wearmouth asking for guidance over the new usages that had been agreed fifty years before at the Council [...]

Celtic-St. Willibrord of Northumbria – 7 November

St. Willibrord of Northumbria, Apostle to Friesland, Bishop Born in Northumbria, Britain, 658; died in Echternach, Luxembourg, 739. His name indicates that he is of Saxon lineage ('Willi' is a great god of Norse mythology; 'brord' indicates 'under the protection of'). Willibrord, first Archbishop of Utrecht, is one of the missionaries sent out by the [...]