They shall bury me first at Iona; But, by the will of the living God, It is at Dun that I shall rest in my grave, With Patrick and with Bridget the immaculate. Three bodies in one grave. Prophecy of St. Columba.
The relics of Patrick were enshrined sixty years after his death by Columcille. Three precious reliquaries were found in the tomb, sc. the Cup, the Angel’s Gospel, and the Bell of the Will. The angel directed Columcille to divide the three reliquaries thus: the Cup to Down, the Bell of the Will to Armagh, the […]