The Life of Saint Columba, Abbot, and Apostle of the Northern Picts
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The Life of Saint Columba, Abbot, and Apostle of the Northern Picts

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  • LIFE OF SAINT COLUMBA,
    • ABBOT AND APOSTLE OF THE NORTHERN PICTS
    • AND PATRON OF THE MONASTIC ORDER IN IRELAND.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • BIRTH AND HOLY DISPOSITIONS OF ST. COLUMBA—HIS ECCLESIASTICAL TRAINING AT ST. FINNIAN'S—HE RECEIVES THE HOLY ORDER OF DEACON
  • CHAPTER II.
    • ST. COLUMBA FOUNDS THE MONASTERIES OF TYRCONNEL AND DURROUGH—HE IS ORDAINED PRIEST—GLORIOUS TESTIMONY TO HIS SANCTITY—HE ESTABLISHES OTHER RELIGIOUS HOUSES—AND FINALLY LEAVES IRELAND FOR HY IN THE HEBRIDES.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • ARRIVAL OF ST. COLUMBA WITH HIS MONKS IN HY, WHERE HE BUILDS A CHURCH AND MONASTERY—HE PREACHES TO THE NORTHERN PICTS, AND WORKS TWO STUPENDOUS MIRACLES—OTHER MISSIONARY LABORS OF THE SAINT—HIS CONNECTION STILL WITH IRELAND AND INTEREST IN IRISH AFFAIRS—HE RETURNS TO THAT COUNTRY AND MAKES THE VISITATION OF HIS MONASTERIES, &c.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • LAST YEARS OF ST. COLUMBA—HIS SAINTLY DEATH.
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