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Tuesday 17 April 2018    (other days)
Tuesday of the 3rd week of Eastertide 
Saint Donan
Celebrated: 17 Apr (Argyll & the Isles)
St Donan, or Donnan, came from Ireland and established a monastery on the Isle of Eigg in the Inner Hebrides. On Easter Sunday 617 he and his 52 companions were celebrating Mass when Danish pirates arrived. The pirates allowed them to finish the Mass and then beheaded them all.
  Donan is the patron saint of Eigg.
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