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St. Aedan of Ferns

St. Aedan was the son of Eithne and Sedna, chief of Connaught.  A widespread reputation for sanctity brought him potential disciples in his youth; he fled to Kilmulne, Wales, to escape them.  He became one of Saint David’s most faithful disciples.  He returned to Ireland in 580 with a band of disciples, including St. Caillan and settled in Brentrocht, Leinster.  He...
Fr. Lawrence Jagdfeld, O.F.M. 187
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