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St Cuthbert of Holy Island

By Anthony E Dundon In the ruins of Holy Island, Lindisfarne, off the north-east coast of England, where Irish monks settled in 635, the statue of Saint Cuthbert stands sentinel. Much of what is known about St Cuthbert, bishop of Lindisfarne and patron of Durham, is legendary. He was probably a devout man, who loved […]

March Saints

Saint John Ogilvie (1579-1615) Born in 1579, John Ogilvie belonged to Scottish nobility. Raised a Calvinist, he was educated on the continent. In 1596, at age seventeen he was received into the Church at Louvain. Later John attended a variety of Catholic educational institutions, and eventually he sought admission into the Jesuits. He was ordained […]