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8,0000 Irish Receive Holy Communion at St Columba Shrine
June 9th, 1898 Derry, Ireland: Unveiling of the "Calvary Group" with a statue of St. Columba and the much venerated stone the Saint kneeled and prayed on his knees upon (enshrined as part of it). Note: more than 8,0000 Irish Catholics received Holy Communion on the morning the city's bishop unveiled the holy shrine.

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14.05 | 08:33

"St. Caius encouraged St. Sebastian, and the other martyrs and confessors. However, to preserve himself for his flock, he withdrew for a time (to the catacombs for 8 years), to avoid the fury of the storm." -Rev. Fr. Alban Butler

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