A Feast of All the Saints of Europe

  title={A Feast of All the Saints of Europe},
  author={John Hennig},
  pages={49 - 66}
  • J. Hennig
  • Published 1 January 1946
  • History
  • Speculum
IN the entry made for April 20 in the Martyrology of Tallaght, the oldest of the festologies which have come down to us from the Early Irish Church, the second section which, as usual in that work, deals with Irish commemorations, starts as follows: 'Communis sollemnitas omnium sanctorum et uirginum Hiberniae et Britanniae et totius Europae et specialiter in honorem Sancti Martini episcopi. et familiae Ego eleuatio. Et' (follow the names of four Irish Saints, see below p. 16).1 Referring to… 
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The Stowe Missal

x, xxx; see also above

    See my article on St Nicholas

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    • 1944

    Is this perhaps the meaning of Gorman's curious entry: 'Bishop Paul (of Constantinople), though he be absent (still labours for us

      Forbes (loc. cit.) failed to see that the three prayers for this commemoration are derived from the Gregorian prayers still used in the Roman Mi8sal for the feast of St Agapitus

        Early subordination of devotion to foreign Saints to thatof native Saints canbe traced in the lists of comparisons between foreign and native Saints, 'one of the conceits of early Irish hagiography

          Stokes and J. Strachan (Cambridge; 1903), ii

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          See Rosslyn Missal, 71.B., xv, 55 and 154 f., and Corpus Christi Clones Missal

            Compare the tradition of St Foillan, Fursey's brother. 72 Ibid