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Christian Humanist Profiles 119: Saint Columban and His Rule

In 590 AD, seven years before Augustine of Canterbury would venture over to Britain, St. Columban crossed the channel the other direction to Gaul. Columban was an Irish monk, a scholar of Bangor Abbey, that great center of monastic learning. With faithful companions, he set out on a mission to spread the Irish monastic way…