Posts Tagged ‘Iona’

Celtic Thin Places – Lindisfarne

What is a thin place?

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Celtic Thin Places – Lindisfarne

What is a thin place?

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The Holy Island of Lindisfarne is considered by many to be a ‘thin place,’ that is a place where the veil between the spiritual world and our own physical world is thin. In 633 Oswald fought and won a battle that established him as king […]

The Iona Community

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The Iona Community

What does a typical day look like?

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Celtic Thin Places

What makes a Thin Place?

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Celtic Thin Places

What makes a Thin Place?

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The Celtic people recognised the importance of certain places that they felt were ‘thin places.’ These were where they believed the spiritual world and our physical world met: where literally the veil between the two worlds was so thin that a person could sense the […]

Iona Pilgrimage Walk

What do you see on the pilgrimage walk?

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Iona Pilgrimage Walk

What do you see on the pilgrimage walk?

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For centuries, Christians have visited the Scottish island of Iona. Discover some of the key pilgrimage sites here.

Iona – Place of Pilgrimage

What is so special about Iona?

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Iona – Place of Pilgrimage

What is so special about Iona?

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Over the centuries the island of Iona in Scotland has been seen as a place of pilgrimage – a place where saints have lived and where prayers have been answered. Until very recently, the physical journey to Iona was a hard one – rough paths, […]

Places of Pilgrimage

Where do Christians go on pilgrimage?

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Places of Pilgrimage

Where do Christians go on pilgrimage?

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