St. Patrick of Scotland, Apostle to Ireland, Not Catholic.Did you know that Patrick was not born in Ireland but in Scotland. He was not Catholic, but actually a part of the Bible Believing Celtic Church Community that worshipped not on Sunday, but on the 7th Day Sabbath as God states in the 10 Commandments.
Saint Patrick: First Missionary to Ireland or Not?Saint Patrick was a real guy...a 5th century bishop to the Christian communities in Ireland. But the notion that he was the FIRST Christian missionary to Ireland is actually not true. Christianity was in Ireland decades before Patrick's career.
Saint Patrick, Apostle to Ireland, of the Celtic Church.Everyone’s heard of St.Patrick, right? The mere mention of the name reminds us of shamrocks, green ale, and maybe even a leprechaun or two. But who was Saint Patrick really, and why in the world do we reserve an entire day in his honor? His story is one of the most compelling in Christian history, worthy of a blockbuster movie.
Columba & the School/Abbey on the Isle of Iona Isolated from the rest of Britain and Europe lies the island of Iona, off the coast of Scotland. Yet from this small, barren and windswept island a great impact would be felt far and wide. Columba, that great missionary and trainer of missionaries made this his base and set up a school that would last for several centuries.
Columba & Ireland's Golden AgeA brief look at how Gaelic Christianity brought literary tradition back to Britain in the wake of the Roman withdrawal in the Fifth Century AD.
The Colours of the Sound - Isle of Iona DocumentaryA trip to the Isle of Iona, exploring the colours that make up the stunning Sound of Iona Tartan. A loving evocation of the wonderful geographical and historical sights that make up this beautiful island.
Saint Aidan and the Holy Island of LindisfarneLindisfarne, also known as the Holy Island, situated on the north Coast of England would be the base of mission operations in England in the 7th century. Aidan came from Iona, planted a school here and along with his two successors would convert almost three quarters of England in under 50 years.
A Tour of the Holy Island of LindisfarneA Visit to The Holy Island of Lindisfarne in August 2010. Shot with a Panasonic HVX201. A very peaceful place. I hope I captured the sense of tranquillity I felt there.
Saint Cuthbert of LindisfarneCuthbert (c. 634 – 20 March 687) is a saint of the early Northumbrian church in the Celtic tradition. He was a monk, bishop and hermit, associated with the monasteries of Melrose and Lindisfarne in what might loosely be termed the Kingdom of Northumbria, in North East England[ and the South East of Scotland. After his death he became one of the most important medieval saints of Northern England, with a cult centred on his tomb at Durham Cathedral. Cuthbert is regarded as the patron saint of Northern England.
Dinooth & Columbanus - From Iona to Wales, and EuropeWe travel from Iona to Wales where another training school was established and then we follow one of their missionaries as he went to France, Switzerland, Germany and then finally Italy, setting up training mission schools along the way.