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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 St. Columba of Iona 7 December 521 – 9 June 597 On the 4th day our journey with the Celts to the Crèche, we meet  St. Columba, (Colum Cille meaning “dove of the church”) … Continue reading

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