Ray Simpson is Founding Guardian of the International Community of Aidan and Hilda and is a well known author. In 2016 he moved from the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, UK, where the Community has a base for resources, study and retreat to a new Community House in Berwick-Upon-Tweed on the nearby mainland.


Nine members of the Community of Aidan and Hilda were among the speakers at The Celtic Summer School held in Durham, attended by over a hundred people.   Ken McIntosh, from USA, first led an Open Gate retreat on ‘Fresh Water from an Ancient Well’.  His new book is entitled Reading the...
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Aidan of Lindisfarne: Irish Flame warms a New World

Aidan's life in Ireland, Iona and Northumbria - a hero's journey.

a prayer...

We arise today
in the wisdom of the One
who brought to birth the giant plains,
the water and the first beings.
We arise today
in the brightness of the One
who created the blazing sun,
the shining stars and the twinkle in our eyes.
We arise today
in the mercy of the One
who gave us dreams
and memories and hearts.
Amen

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A Holy Island Prayerbook
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The Celtic Prayer Book Vol 4 Great Celtic Christians
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