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Scapular – taking the habit II

In March, I became a Novice monk in the familia Columba.  I now hyphenate my name to “Quinn-Columba”, and am consecrating more of my time/life  to practice Psalmody and silence and mindful work and other daily spiritual pursuits. I also began, despite former misgivings, to wear a scapular over my very small wardrobe.  It is, above all, […]

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Although it’s not been overtly stated, St Columba is extremely special to me. This very blog was named in honour of him, and in hope of one day emulating him.  He was trained in his youth by a Christian Bard and Theologian called Gemman.  He loved the Psalms, often repeating all 150 in a single […]

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