England: Holy Island of Lindisfarne

Hello from Lindisfarne, another “thin place” for early Celtic Christian monks. Saint Aidan: The holy island of Lindisfarne Around A.D. 635, the Irish monk St. Aidan and his followers founded a monastery on Lindisfarne, now in ruins. He had come from Iona off the west coast of Scotland to evangelize …

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England: Alnwick Castle

Hello from Northumbria in England! Today we will visit the second largest still inhabited castle in Britain – Alnwick Castle. The 1000 year old Alnwick castle is one of the largest inhabited castles in England. It has been home to the Duke of Northumberland’s family, the Percy’s, for over 700 …

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