Ireland was evangelized in the 400s by missionaries from Roman Britain. The first bishop of Ireland was actually St. Palladius. St. Patrick was the second bishop of Ireland. Other famous Irish saints include
The trials and successes of the twelve Irish saints including Ireland's Patron Saint Patrick, Saint Brigid, who founded Ireland's first community of sisters, and many others who were either canonized or saintly laypersons. A classic volume providing insight into the facts and legends of these remarkable people.
The Island of St. Patrick
by Ailbhe MacShamhrain
Call Number: BR1720 .P26 I85 2004X
Publication Date: 2004-04-29
The nine papers of this volume were first presented as papers at the St Patrick and Early Christianity in Fingal c.400-1200 AD Conference, held in May 2000 at Skerries, where St Patrick was believed to have landed when he returned to convert Ireland. Topics include medieval sub-kingdoms of Brega, an ecclesiastical enclosure in Grange, early evidenc
Legends of Saints and Sinners
by Douglas Hyde
Publication Date: 1973-01-01
May the Wind Be at Your Back
by Andrew M. Greeley
Call Number: BV284.F47 G73
Publication Date: 1975-01-01
On the Erudition of the Historical St. Patrick
by Raymond M. Herbenick
Call Number: BR1720.P26 H47 2000
Publication Date: 2000-01-01
This monograph supports and advances the views of Celtic scholar David R. Howlett. Topics such as the compositional level of the historical St Patrick, the five collections of the sayings of Jesus in the Gospel of St Matthew, on which the thematic structure of his Confession is based, are discussed. This work demonstrates that the historical St Patrick might well be considered not only as a first-rate Biblical theologian, but as a wise, monastic, spiritual director versed in moral and pastoral theory.
Call Number: BR1720 .P26 A3 2009X
Publication Date: 2009-10-01
Discover St. Patricks relevance for the 21st century through his Confessio and Letter to Coroticus and the beautiful discourse of Pope John Paul II given in Drogheda. With fuller appreciation, pray with St. Patrick in a newly composed Novena based on early Irish sources.