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Reclaiming Our History: The Myth of Celtic Purity in Ireland

The Story of Ireland: A History of the Irish People

BBC

Film Review

This is the first (of five) episodes in the BBC documentary series on the history of Ireland, which provides a comprehensive history of the use of (English and Scottish) settler colonialism to subdue the indigenous population. 274 more words

Hidden History

The Life Of Saint Patrick And Nennius’ Extravagant Statistics About His Career

Saint Patrick is credited with spreading the Christian religion into ancient Ireland in the 5th century. The traditionally-accepted account of his life follows the Confessio… 1,002 more words

Ancient

Homily for Sunday of All Saints

In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Last night at vespers we heard these words: “The heroic martyrs wrestled with beasts and were torn by their claws. 1,219 more words

Orthodox Christianity

Getting the Trinity Wrong (And Right!)

“Whosoever will be saved, before all things it is necessary that he hold the Catholic faith. … and the Catholic faith is this: That we worship one God in Trinity, and Trinity in Unity; Neither confounding the Persons; nor dividing the Essence. 1,293 more words

Homily

Abandonment

Abandonment

Time at last to disown the Emerald Isle,
St. Patrick. Time to let the snakes return
And lead the traitor multitudes to burn.
Abandonment, I know, is not your style— 76 more words

God Desires a Relationship!

Trinity Sunday is another one of those Sundays that can be difficult to follow. However, when you look at the Trinity from a perspective of a relationship and how God wants to be in relationship with us, it is a bit easier to digest. 610 more words

Photography

SAINT PATRICK'S BREASTPLATE

I RISE UP TO-DAY.

GOD’S POWER GUIDING ME,

God’s might up holding me,

God’s wisdom directing me,

The eye of God looking before me,

The ear of God listening to me, 158 more words

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