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Orthodoxy in the British Isles

“Better a stupid and unlettered brother who, working the good things he knows, merits life in Heaven than one who though being distinguished for his learning in the Scriptures, or even holding the place of a doctor, lacks the bread of love.”

-St. Bede the Venerable

Icon source: http://orthodoxengland.org.uk/pdf/icon_isles.pdf

Note: This post simply points to some key sources for information regarding Orthodoxy in British Isles.

  • St Patrick Enlightener of Ireland, bishop of Armagh (451) 3/17
  • St Brigid of Kildare, Patroness of Ireland (523) 2/1
  • St Columba of Iona, Enlightener of Scotland
  • St Augustine of Canterbury
  • St Theodore of Tarsus
  • St Aidan of Lindisfarne
  • St Cuthbert of Lindisfarne
  • St Ethilwald of Lindisfarne (740) 2/12
  • St Bede of Jarrow
  • St David of Wales (6th c) 3/1
  • St George of England
  • St Andrew Patron Saint of Scotland
  • St Fanchea of Killeany, Ireland (520) 1/1
  • St Schottin, hermit of Kilkenny, Ireland (6th c) 1/2
  • St Findlugan of Islay (7th c) 1/3
  • St Brannock (Brynach) of Braunton, England (6th c) 1/7
  • St Cedd bishop of Lastingham (664) 1/7
  • St Adrian, abbot of Canterbury (710) 1/9
  • St Benedict, abbot of Wearmouth England (690) 1/12
  • Martyr Sigebert, king of East Angles (635) 1/16
  • St Fursey, Irish missionary monk of Burgh Castle, East Anglia, Lagny and Peronne (650) 1/16
  • St Conon, bishop and monastic founder on the Isle of Man (648) 1/26
  • St Lawrence, archbishop of Canterbury (619) 2/3
  • St Mael, bishop of Ardagh, disciple of St Patrick (488) 2/6
  • St Gobnait, abbess of Ballyvourney, Cork, Ireland (7th c) 2/11
  • St Modomnoc, bishop of Ossory, Ireland (6th c) 2/13
  • St Oswy, king of Northumbria (670) 2/15
  • St Finan, bishop of Lindisfarne (661) 2/17
  • St Colman, bishop of Lindisfarne (676) 2/18
  • St Oswald, archbishop of York (992) 2/29
  • St Chad, bishop of Lichfield, England (672) 3/2
  • St Non, mother of St David of Wales (6th c) 3/3
  • St Bosa, bishop of York
  • St Oengus (Angus) the Culdee, bishop, of Clonehagh, Ireland (824) 3/11
  • St Alphege bishop of Winchester, England (951) 3/12
  • Holy Apostle Aristobulus of the Seventy, bishop of Britain (1st c) 3/16
  • St Abban of Kilabban, Ireland (650) 3/16
  • St Edward, martyr and king of England (978)
  • St Enda, monk of Aran, Ireland (530) 3/21
  • St Caimin of Holy Island on Lough Derg (Ireland) (654)
  • St Guthlac, hermit of Crowland, England (714) 4/11
  • St Tassach, bishop of Raholp, Ireland (5th c) 4/14
  • St Ruadhan, founder and abbot of Lothra, Ireland (584) 4/15
  • Monk-martyr Donnan of Eigg and those with him (Scotland) (618) 4/17
  • Hieromartyr Alphege, archbishop of Canterbury (1012) 4/19
  • St Caedwalla, king of West Saxons (689) 4/20
  • St Beuno, abbot of Clynnog Fawr, Wales (642) 4/21
  • St Maelruba of Apur Crossan, Ireland (722) 4/21
  • St Egbert, bishop of Iona (729) 4/24
  • St Wilfrid, bishop of York (709) 4/24
  • St Cronan, abbot of Roscrea monastery, Ireland (7th c) 4/28
  • St Wilfrid II, bishop of York (744) 4/29
  • St Erconwald, bishop of London (693) 4/30

Extensive lists of Lives of the Saints from the British Isles:

The following timeline from OrthodoxWiki is also quite comprehensive, and thank you to all those who volunteer to provide this wonderful resource to the Church.

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