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FOCB Meeting

The next meeting of FOCB will take place at 7.30pm, Tuesday 26th September at First Bangor Presbyterian Church Halls. The advance agenda is: Chairman’s welcome and apologies Minutes Membership arrangements (Secretary) Treasurer’s report (Treasurer) Christian Heritage Working Group (Secretary and Treasurer) Chairman’s report Arrangements for the Columbanus Commemoration Weekend (25/26thNovember) Presentation on the Turas Columbanus  Any…

Columbanus; from Leinster to Bobbio

Born around 540 CE, Columbanus was one of the most influential spiritual and cultural figures of the early Middle Ages and one whose legacy has lived on since. As recently as 28 August 2015 his influence has been recognised by none other than Pope Francis who called him the “Father of Europe”. Not only did…

COLUMBANUS POP-UP EXHIBITION

Friends of Columbanus pop-up exhibition tells the story of Bangor and its saints in six panels. The exhibition can be seen at local libraries on the following dates: 28th Sept. – 10th Oct. Newtownards Library 12th Oct. – 24th Oct. Holywood Library 26th Oct. – 7th Nov. Bangor Library 9th Nov. – 18th Nov. Donaghadee…

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