Category: Columbanus

  • From Bangor to Bobbio (Saint Columbanus)

    From Bangor to Bobbio (Saint Columbanus)

    Anne and I are setting off to follow the footsteps of the greatest Bangorian* of all times and to commemorate his legacy. 2015 has been designated the Year of Columbanus commemorating the 1400th anniversary of his death in Bobbio (Italy) and his importance has been recognised by the Council of Europe by creating the Columban […]

  • On the Trail of Saint Columbanus

    On the Trail of Saint Columbanus

    This weekend four hundred Friends of Saint Columbanus will be visiting Bangor to celebrate the life and works of Columbanus. This important event caused me to reflect on my interrail tour in the steps of Saint Columbanus which I undertook some years ago. I was first introduced to Saint Columbanus more than 50 years ago […]