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Columba

Saint. ?521--597 ad, Irish missionary: founded the monastery at Iona (563) from which the Picts were converted to Christianity. Feast day: June 9

Columba

(kŏ-lum -bă) (Dove) A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Canis Major, the two brightest stars being of 2nd and 3rd magnitude. Abbrev.: Col; genitive form: Columbae; approx. position: RA 6h, dec –35°; area: 270 sq deg.

Columba

[kə′ləm·bə]
(astronomy)
A constellation, right ascension 6 hours, declination 35°S. Abbreviated Col. Also known as Dove.
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The Knights of St Columba said the organisation did not want to comment.
Butwhatwe decided to dowas have it here in St Columba this year andmark Liverpool's Capital of Culture title.
Paul and Terry handed over pounds 2,000 to Zoe's Place baby hospice in Normanby and pounds 500 to the Knights of St Columba in Middlesbrough.
Andrew Carroll's body is to be taken from the Church of St Alphonsus and St Columba in Ballybrack, Co Dublin, to St Mary's cemetery, Moynalty, Co Meath, after 11am mass.
The loch, a hectare in size, is set in picturesque countryside on Iona, which is where St Columba set up a monastery and began converting Scots to Christianity.
They will commemorate the 1,400th anniversary of St Augustine's arrival in England and the death of St Columba of Iona.
THIS is the Liverpool Knights of St Columba No:9 Council Quiz Team.
The event at the Polish Club, in Oliver Street, on May 7 has been organised by the Knights of St Columba - a men's group in the Catholic Church - and the Union of Catholic Mothers.
INTO THE BREACH: Fr Ray Bridson and Fr Jonathan Stott, of the Church of St Columba, who is portrayed in a stained glass window, inset, thought it important for the remembrance service to go ahead Picture: ANDREW TEEBAY
The island has been occupied since the iron age and was seen as a holy island long before the arrival of Irish monk St Columba.
The Knights of St Columba, the largest order of Catholic laymen in the country, are trying to replace the cross which formed part of a display in St Joseph's Home, in Westmorland Road, Elswick, Newcastle, until the end of last year.
It also includes the Orange Order, the Apprentice Boys of Derry, the Freemasons and the RC Knights of St Columba.