Though the shrine was built in the early twelfth century, Saint Manchan died in AD. 644. Contextual evidence allows the authors to point to possible reasons the saint’s life and work might be commemorated years later by such craftsmanship. Continue reading
Filed under Ancient Irish Spirituality …
Community Gatherings in Ireland Old and New part one
. To this day, we have a saying in Irish ‘Bhí togha gacha bí agus rogha gacha dí le fail ann’, The finest of every food and the choice(st) of every drink was to be had there. This is believed to originally date from bards of one to two thousand years ago. As a chieftain or king, one’s reputation had to be maintained, or enhanced and these ‘songs of praise’, so to speak, were pivotal in this regard. Continue reading
View post to subscribe to site newsletter.
The Hermit Priest
A book about an Irish hermit and priest who spent 47 years in the West Australian desert and opened cross-cultural religious dialogue with indigenous Australians. Continue reading
On the hill, the church.
Simple, practical, not ornate. Continue reading
Summary of Irish History Circle Meeting June 2017.
Ireland had a G4 3000 years before Christ…. Continue reading
A ‘Virtual Reality’ Tour Of Ancient Ireland
Beauty and personal sovereignty – every moment spent in acknowledging beauty is an act of liberation: It is the act of breaking down the walls that separate us from beauty that truly releases us to experience freedom. Continue reading