ST COLUMBANUS 1400th ANNIVERSARY

Saint Columbanus 1400th Anniversary
 
This year 2015 is the 1400th Anniversary of the death in Bobbio of St Columbanus.
Born back in 543 A.D. in Leinster He became a monk after studies in Co Fermanagh.
He is specially associated with Bangor Abbey as a monk and teacher.
In 591 He decided to go on pilgrimage for Christ. He and 12 companions traveled throughout Europe.
His greatest foundation was at Bobbio near Genoa where after a lifetime of teaching and preaching the Gospel he passed to God in 615.
Please download the pdf files for more about Columbanus and to read some of his words.
Check out this utube video has a very nice soundtrack with slides about the life and ministry of Columbanus and Gallus.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s