Families of Welsh, English, Scottish, and Irish background might enjoy learning more about the saints of the early Christian Church from that region. All those listed below were part of the body of the undivided One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church - they were Orthodox!
|St. Alban the First Martyr of Britain
||St. Alcmund of Northumbria, King and Martyr
||St. Alphege the Martyr, Archbishop of Canterbury
||St. Bede the Venerable
||St. Beuno of Wales
||St. Cadoc of Wales
||St. Ceallan (Helen) of Cornwall and Brittany
||St. Cenydd (Kenneth) of Wales
||St. Ceolfrith (Geoffrey), Abbot and Confessor of Wearmouth
|St. Dewi (David) of Wales
||St. John Cassian, who brought Orthodox monastic spirituality
||St. Ninian, Apostle to the Picts
||St. Oswald, King and Martyr
||St. Pádraig (Patrick) the Enlightener of Ireland
Taken from Deacon Geoffrey O'Riada's Celtic Orthodox Christianity Home Page on the World Wide Web (www.ncf.carlton.ca/~ai598). This site includes biographies of saints, translations of prayers and services into Gaelic, timelines showing the history of Orthodox Christianity in the British Isles, etc.
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