Tag Archives: Iona

Celts to the Creche: St. Colman of Lindisfarne

Celts to the Creche: Day 25 December 9 St. Colman, 3rd Bishop of Lindisfarne  (c. 605 – February 18, 675 or August 8, 674) On this 25th day of our Advent journey with the Celts to the Creche, we discover … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: Abbesses Beatrice and Anna of Iona Nunnery

Latin inscription on the grave slab, partly lost: Here lies lady Anna, daughter of Donald, son of Charles, sometime Prioress of Iona who died in the year 1543. We commend her soul to the All-Highest….. Celts to the Crèche: Day 22 … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Columba of Iona

Celts to the Crèche: Day 4 November 18 St. Columba of Iona 7 December 521 – 9 June 597 On the 4th day our journey with the Celts to the Crèche, we meet the much-loved and admired St. Columba, (Colum Cille … Continue reading

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Celts to the Creche: St. Aidan of Lindisfarne

Celts to the Creche: Day 1 November 15 St. Aidan of Lindisfarne died August 31, 651 AD On this 1st day of our 40 Day Celtic Advent pilgrimage, let us begin with St. Aidan. He was an Irish monk/bishop from the great … Continue reading

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