Shamrock: Three Poems for Saint Patrick’s Day

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Related Articles: In honor of the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick, whose day we celebrate every March, here is my shamrock of three poems written for Saint Patrick’s Day. Ireland Acrostic I reland always beckoning:R ainbows and pots of gold;E merald Isle ever glistening in Celtic tales of old;L eprechauns, lurking, listening;A ncient Druids … Read more

A Brief Look at the Celtic Church

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~ Some of the history of the Celtic Church is shrouded in mystery like the Celts themselves ~ Celtic Christianity is a term applied to a set of beliefs in Briton during the Middle Ages that differed from Roman Catholocism. Some writers and historians believe there was a distinct Celtic Church. This church influenced the Celtic … Read more

St. Patrick’s Day Poems

Letter to a Saint Patrick, Patron Saint of Ireland, As you turned to God in your captivity, May we, captives of sin, turn to the Father. And when we dream, may our dreams Draw us closer to our Lord Jesus Christ. As you in your Confession revealed all Frailties, we, too, on your day confess … Read more

St. Patrick’s Day Poem

Marauding raiders from Ireland captured Patrick in Britain at age sixteen at his parents’ estate, up ’til that time in Patrick’s life, things were just great. He was taken to Ireland and sold to the highest bidder into slavery; a boy on his own was left in the wilderness to tend sheep, with nothing more … Read more

Highly-Anticipated Book of Iona Released

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The Book of Iona has now been released and all pre-orders have been shipped out  It’s been a long time coming, but the Book of Iona box set from former progressive Celtic Christian band Iona, which has been avidly awaited since June, is finally available. Dave Bainbridge, who has been snowed under with recording work, announces … Read more

Book of Iona Update from Dave Bainbridge

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IONA’s Dave Bainbridge Provides Upcoming “Book of Iona” Update Book of IONA Box Set Update They say good things come to those who wait, and such will surely be the case with the upcoming Book of Iona Box Set and booklet. First planned for a June release, the highly-anticipated box set has been delayed by … Read more

‘Book of Iona’ Box Set Coming Out in June

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“Book of Iona” coming in June; Iona and Open Sky Records announces first 5 companion disks from the upcoming box set are complete Dave Bainbridge of Iona and Open Sky Records announces that the first 5 companion disks from the upcoming box set are complete. For Iona, The Book of Kells, Beyond These Shores, Journey … Read more

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