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maryinmonmouthshire's Podcast

Mary in Monmouthshire is a historical broadcast detailing ancient, secret and Catholic places often hidden away in Monmouthshire or the ancient kingdom of Gwent, Ergyng (South Hereford) and places visited by Mary who travels around in Cornwall and France. There is also a place for ancient hagiographies of saints conected with Monmouthshire and Caerleon-for example St David's hermitage in the Black Mountains near Llanthony, and its 19th centure apparition of the Virgin Mary.

Aug 18, 2008

Soundseeing at this year's pilgrimage from the Pilgrimage at Welsh Newton (north of Monmouth) on the way to Hereford. Homily from Father Nicholas on the preaching cross and comparison with St Polycarp,St Oscar Romero and the Saints of Uganda. Peace and reconciliation in violent times, Great miracles in recent times...

Aug 5, 2008

Ireland in the sixth century. The Druidess Brigid converts to Christianity and takes the Veil, Life is still wild and violent, but gradually Patrick's words and preaching tames the wild people. They receive Christianity as the flowering of their Otherworld beliefs.

Brigid's father is far from happy and tries to make her...