Crosfigell

quia vobis donatum est pro Christo, non solum ut in eum credatis, sed ut etiam pro illo patiamini Phil. i. xxix. Another time that Columcille was in Iona, he gathered the monks to him in the place where he was, and he spake to them and said: “Today I am going,” saith he, “to the […]

Ou Nom Dé

Now came the Scots, under Kennedy. A gallant sight it was to see them advance, shoulder to shoulder — Scots of the Marches and the Lennox, Fife, Argyll, and the Isles, all gentlemen born. ‘Come on!’ cried Randal Rutherford. ‘Come on, men of the Marches, Scotts of the Forest, Elliots, Rutherfords, Armstrongs, and deem that, […]

Cnoc nan Aingeal

Another time also, while the blessed man was living in the Iouan island (Hy, now lona), he made this known to the assembled brethren with very great earnestness, saying, “To-day I wish to go alone to the western plain of this island; let none of you therefore follow me.” They obeyed, and he went alone, […]