Brigid of Ireland, Saint


Brigid of Ireland, Saint
Brigid of Ireland, Saint
Biography. Monastic founder, abbess of a double monastery, friend of St. Patrick. St. Brigid died in 525

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  • Ireland — • Ireland lies in the Atlantic Ocean, west of Great Britain . . . Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ireland     Ireland     † …   Catholic encyclopedia


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