This page is simply dedicated to Celtic Christian resources. I hope you find them as useful as I have…

3_1The Iona Community founded in 1938 by the Rev George MacLeod, is an ecumenical Christian community of men and women from different walks of life and different traditions in the Christian church that is committed to seeking new ways of living the gospel of Jesus Christ in today’s world.

Wild Goose Publications  is the publishing house of the Iona Community established in the Celtic Christian tradition of St Columba, produces books, tapes and CDs.

Celtic2 Celtic Catholic Church This is a small gathering with a particular heritage who gather together in the Name of Jesus to worship God and love and support each other and to carry on Christ’s work in the world. Although they are not exclusive, and do pray and fellowship with Christians of many other denominations and Churches, we are not a part of any other Church.

All Saints Church Brookline, USA A interesting page on with a few good resources including Celtic prayers and the lives of the Celtic Saints.

Celticirishspiral The Community of St Ita and St Fillan  An independent, ecumenical, non-residential Celtic Rite community offering a vibrant, living Celtic Spirituality, the sister community to the Orthodox Monastic Community of our Lady the Theotokos. This is a good site for understanding the basic of a Celtci Christian Community.

Lindisfarne_mark4g_2 The Holy Island of Lindisfarne The Holy Island of Lindisfarne: St Aidan was an Irish monk from the monastery St.Columba had founded on the island of Iona.  Aidan arrived with 12 other monks and chose to settle on the island the English had renamed Lindisfarne. Here St Aidan established an Irish-type monastery of wooden buildings: a small church, small, circular dwelling huts, perhaps one larger building for communal purposes and in time, workshops etc as needed. Here the monks lived a life of prayer, study and austerity although in this Aidan was said to be moderate – by Irish standards!. From here they went out on mission the rest of Britain.

Celtic Prayer Net This website explores Celtic Christian Prayer from its Catholic origins in St. Patrick all the way down to the present day and also has a link to an interesting blog called ‘Amachara Blog’.

Llan Dobhran Llan Dobhran seeks to develop a new liturgy out of the interpenetration of Christian traditions. A new liturgy that celebrates the wonder and awe of the creation of God. Some pagan reading here but otherwise well worth a visit.

Wikipedia Celtic Christianity The online encyclopedia gives a brief outline of the history of t he Celtic Christian Church.

Celticirishpeacock The Celtic Orthodox Church This site has a number of resources including The Lorrha “Stowe” Missal Traditionally called the Gospel of St. MaelrThe only surviving Liturgy of the form used by churches of Ireland, Scotland, Britain, France, Germany, Switzerland, and northern Italy prior to 900 A.D. also Breviary (Prayer Book) An office the Hours of Daily prayers and Psalms based on the Antiphonary of Bangor, The Rule of St. Columbanus and the Rules for the C Dy St. Maelr This also contains many hymns and litanies.

Holyislandpilgrimsway_2  The Northumbia Community This real and fully functioning community lvies and work in the spirit of the Celtic Church. The Northumbria Community describes a network of hugely diverse people, from different backgrounds, streams and edges of the Christian faith. We are united in our desire to embrace and express an ongoing exploration into a new way for living Christianly – a way that offers hope in the changed and changing culture of today’s world.The Northumbria Community describes a network of hugely diverse people, from different backgrounds, streams and edges of the Christian faith. We are united in our desire to embrace and express an ongoing exploration into a new way for living Christianly – a way that offers hope in the changed and changing culture of today’s world.

Prayer Foundation Celtic Christian pages A large site full of resources, book reviews, movie review and much more plus links to other sites.

St. Cutheberts net – the Celtic Way A history of the Celtic Christian church and more. We are inspired by the Celtic wanderlust to make the journey to meet people rather than wait for them to come to us. We like to think that we are learning more of the Celtic emphasis on hospitality in making the stranger feel at home.

5 Responses to “Celtic Monastic”

  1. Mark Berry Says:

    http://www.aidanandhilda.org.uk/ the community of Aidan and Hilda on Lindisfarne

  2. Marc Alton-Cooper Says:

    Hi Mark

    thanks for the heads up on that. I shall check it out.

    pax

    Marc


  3. Marc,

    Greetings!

    You may wish to visit this site for more Celtic Christian resources:

    http://www.sanghaofthespirit.org/Reformed%20Celtic%20Church.htm

    The Reformed Celtic Church (RCC) Bishop and most clergy come from the former “Anamchara Celtic Church” (ACC) formed in America in the mid-90’s.

  4. Marc Alton-Cooper Says:

    Hi Amhas

    You site looks great…I shall have a proper look through and write an article featuring it.

    regards

    Marc

  5. John M Hayes Says:

    You may want to add our small community to your listing of resources and communities. John

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