St columba

Knights gravestone, St Columba's Isle, Isle of Skye, Scotland. Perhaps he protects Silent angels...

Knights gravestone, St Columba's Isle, Isle of Skye, Scotland. Perhaps he protects Silent angels...

Columba, Abbot of Iona, 597  One of  three monks from the British Isles helped keep the light of learning alive during the Middle Ages. Columba founded three monasteries off the coast of Scotland.

Columba, Abbot of Iona, 597

Columba, Abbot of Iona, 597 One of three monks from the British Isles helped keep the light of learning alive during the Middle Ages. Columba founded three monasteries off the coast of Scotland.

Wooden hut associated with St Columba dates to his lifetime archaeologists discover

Wooden hut associated with St Columba dates to his lifetime archaeologists discover

St Columbas' Shrine, Iona  Have sat inside this tiny shrine while writing in my journal...heavenly!!!  August 2011

St Columbas' Shrine, Iona Have sat inside this tiny shrine while writing in my journal...heavenly!!! August 2011

This magnificent 8th century Celtic cross from County Offaly, Ireland, depicts Christ in Majesty flanked by trumpeting and adoring angels and the Lamb of God, with additional Biblical scenes of Daniel and the Lion, David the Harpist, Abraham and Isaac and a scene which seems to depict the Trinity with the Word of God.  In addition, there are four Celtic knots and four spiralling bosses, perhaps symbolizing the four Gospels.

This magnificent 8th century Celtic cross from County Offaly, Ireland, depicts Christ in Majesty flanked by trumpeting and adoring angels and the Lamb of God, with additional Biblical scenes of Daniel and the Lion, David the Harpist, Abraham and Isaac and a scene which seems to depict the Trinity with the Word of God. In addition, there are four Celtic knots and four spiralling bosses, perhaps symbolizing the four Gospels.

Saint Columba (Irish: Colm Cille, 'church dove';[a][1][2] 7 December 521 – 9 June 597) was an Irish abbot and missionary credited with spreading Christianity in what is today Scotland at the start of the Hiberno-Scottish mission. He founded the important abbey on Iona, which became a dominant religious and political institution in the region for centuries. He is the Patron Saint of Derry. He was highly regarded by both the Gaels of Dál Riata and the Picts, and is remembered today as a…

Saint Columba (Irish: Colm Cille, 'church dove';[a][1][2] 7 December 521 – 9 June 597) was an Irish abbot and missionary credited with spreading Christianity in what is today Scotland at the start of the Hiberno-Scottish mission. He founded the important abbey on Iona, which became a dominant religious and political institution in the region for centuries. He is the Patron Saint of Derry. He was highly regarded by both the Gaels of Dál Riata and the Picts, and is remembered today as a…

6th c St Columba's Cell charcoal in the original box finds, as archaeologists have uncovered conclusive evidence that a wooden hut traditionally associated with St Columba at his ancient monastery on the island of Iona dates to his lifetime in the late sixth century

Wooden hut associated with St Columba dates to his lifetime, archaeologists discover

6th c St Columba's Cell charcoal in the original box finds, as archaeologists have uncovered conclusive evidence that a wooden hut traditionally associated with St Columba at his ancient monastery on the island of Iona dates to his lifetime in the late sixth century

The famous 9th century Celtic cross of King Flann, High King of Ireland, depicts St. Columba between two angels, the Last Judgement, Christ with Peter and Paul and the founding of the monastery with St. Ciaran and King Dermot.

The famous 9th century Celtic cross of King Flann, High King of Ireland, depicts St. Columba between two angels, the Last Judgement, Christ with Peter and Paul and the founding of the monastery with St. Ciaran and King Dermot.

St Augustine and St Columba - Missions of Faith 26p Stamp (1997) St Columba in Boat

St Augustine and St Columba - Missions of Faith 26p Stamp (1997) St Columba in Boat

St Columba Falls – Pyengana, Australia - Atlas Obscura

St Columba Falls

St Columba Falls – Pyengana, Australia - Atlas Obscura

St Augustine and St Columba - Missions of Faith 37p Stamp (1997) St Columba on Iona

St Augustine and St Columba - Missions of Faith 37p Stamp (1997) St Columba on Iona

The Irish "Big Three"... St. Columba/Colmcille, St. Patrick and St. Brigid

The Irish "Big Three"... St. Columba/Colmcille, St. Patrick and St. Brigid

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