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‘St John was revered by the Celtic monks for his emphasis on mystical contemplation.’

The Hebridean island of Iona has a long-standing and unique spiritual history. These visual extracts give a glimpse into how the island’s iconic Abbey has been at the forefront of Christian pilgrimage from St Columba’s arrival in AD 563 to the present day.

Extract from A Pilgrim’s Guide to Iona Abbey
By Chris Polhill
Published by Wild Goose Publications


A Pilgrim’s Guide to Iona Abbey by Chris Polhill is out now published by Wild Goose priced £7.50

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