St. Columbanus Events
The 7th of December 2021 marks the 1500th anniversary of the birth of Saint Colmcille/Columba at Gartan in Co Donegal.
The Colmcille 1500 Committee of the Raphoe Diocese is cooperating with others in Counties Donegal and Derry in creating a database of all institutions linked to the Saint.
If you are interested in participating with the EVENT please forward contact details to us via Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Bishop’s House, Ard Adhamhnáin, Cathedral Road , Letterkenny, Co. Donegal F92 W2W9.
In response to that invitation, a collection of prayers from the Irish tradition is made available here as an aid in the preparation of liturgies – in schools and parishes – in honour of Saint Colm Cille – click here to access the prayers and reflections
January 2021 –
27 April 2020 – The Friends of Columbanus in different parts of Europe have come up with a prayer to Columbanus in face of the coronavirus see below in the five different languages.
English – PrayerColumbanusEnglish
Italian – PrayerColumbanusItalian
French – PrayerColumbanusFrench
German – PrayerColumbanusGerman
National Heritage Week & Turas Columbanus Walk 2019
Click links to see updated information:
Sunday 18th August to Friday 23rd August, St. Columbans, Dalgan Park, Navan, Co. Meath – TurasColumbanusHeritageWeek2019
Sunday 8th September, Clonbonny, Athlone to Clonmacnoise – 11.00am – TurasColumbanusClonmacnoise2019
The Friends of St. Columbanus International Events:
> 2018 Pilgrimage: Download BROCHURE
>2018 Pilgrimage: Download BOOKING FORM