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Feast of St Michael


8th May - Feast of the Apparition of St Michael.  St Michael is one of the Archangels and is said to have appeared several times throughout history.  In 391AD at Monte Cargano and in 495AD at St Michaels Mount in Cornwall.  In 590AD he was seen by St Gregory the Great in the air sheathing his sword.  Signalling the cessation of a plague in Rome and in 715AD his appearance to Saint Ausbert, bishop of Avranches led to the construction of Mont-Saint-Michel.



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