Celtic Monasticism, Part 1

Celtic Monasticism, Part 1

By Hieromonk Ambrose Prayer of St. Columban of Iona “Kindle in our hearts, O God, The flame of that love which never ceases, That it may burn in us, giving light to others. May we shine forever in Thy holy temple, Set on fire with Thy eternal light, Even Thy...

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The Priest’s Supper

The Priest’s Supper

I came to the Orthodox Church by way of a high-church Lutheran congregation to which I’d supplemented a private study of Irish history, mythology, and the ‘ancient Irish’ church. Irish-American is the heritage I claim although in truth my blood is mixed with Dutch and German too. As a child,...

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