Programme

Celtic Saints – Models for the Modern Church

10–12 June 2022 (Fri–Sun)

The Covid pandemic is a wake up call to save planet earth. Monotheistic religions are dismissed as writing off creation. So the creation-friendly Celtic Christian tradition becomes vital. For 1700 years Christianity has been hostage to colonial frameworks. In contrast the early churches in Celtic lands loved the poor, followed indigenous patterns and evolved monastic ‘villages of God’ which included all people and aspects of life. We will explore a new Celtic uprising.

Who's speaking?

Ray Simpson

Ray Simpson is Founding Guardian of the international Community of Aidan and Hilda. Author of forty books on biblical and Celtic Christianity, he has lectured in several continents. He has a house on England’s Holy Island of Lindisfarne where the Community offers retreats and spiritual direction. 

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What to expect

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You will get a warm welcome from our international Community, a beautiful and spacious home to stay in, delicious meals prepared and served for you, a well resourced library, quiet spaces to relax in, lawn games to play, 288 acres of our estate to explore, the wild north Devon coastline and the South West coastal path on our doorstep, and our own beach.

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