Category Archives: Pilgrimage to Iona from Loyola.

Bits from a Pilgrimage of Reconciliation from Loyola to Iona.

A Pilgrimage of Reconciliation

A Pilgrimage of Reconciliation Divorce What happens to our humanity when a family breaks up, when parents who are no longer able to live together, divorce?  What pain is lurking in the hearts of the children?  They suffer an agonising … Continue reading

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Wanting to help others. Picking up and falling down.

Wanting to help others.  Picking up and falling down. The Iona Pilgrimage Every Tuesday on the little Scottish island of Iona a group of visitors set off on a pilgrimage around the island.  This year on my visit to Iona … Continue reading

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Captured by a monk.

Captured by a monk. Three monasteries: 1.The convent of the Poor Claire’s, Alençon. In June 2011 my pilgrimage from Loyola to Iona took me through Le Perche, a forested region of Lower Normandy where I had lived for 10 years before … Continue reading

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Healing – using the simple Iona prayer for healing on the Camino.

Healing, a simple prayer from The Iona Community. The Camino is a place for healing. Many of us carry pebbles, stones and rocks in our hearts as well as rucksacks our backs. Walking, day after day, welds together body, mind … Continue reading

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An Angel.

I live with Angels. Angels have not been central to my faith, always seeming to me flights of fancy.  However, as I begin to grow in my understanding of the range of ways in which people find symbols, narratives, music … Continue reading

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