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    Sacred North

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    Whether you share Fr John's passion, and regard the saints as 'friends'; have a thirst for history, ancient places and the lifestyle of our ancestors; and/or are intrigued by the majesty of the environment at its wildest and most beautiful, you will doubtless enjoy Sacred North and its selection of the nearly 250 sites visited and photographed over seven research trips conducted between March 2016 and May 2017, and, hopefully, catch a little of the 'fire' that burned within these modern-day pilgrims. "The inspiration for Sacred North was fuelled by my passion for the early Christian saints. Despite a lifetime of research, we still encountered constant surprises on each of our three long journeys following in the footsteps of these holy men and women, revealing a rich heritage of ancient crosses, remote caves and hidden hermitages, healing wells, ancient chapels, and islands 'at the end of the world'."
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    The Abbess of Whitby : A novel of Hild of Northumbria

    Chosen as handmaid to Eostre, the Saxon goddess, Hild would spend a year serving the goddess before she was wed. Her future was mapped out - until her father was murdered, and King Edwin claimed her as kin. Hild's first love was given a key command in Edwin's forces, and vanished from her life, wed to her elder sister. That same day, the court was baptised, ending the people's fertility religion and Hild's role. Life looked bleak - even more so when the husband to whom she was given was killed, along with her child. Hild resented the compulsory baptism, but became intrigued by the Iona priests, and eventually converted. Aidan, the charismatic figure who taught, and lived, a new kind of love, persuaded Hild to help spread the new faith. In thanks for a significant victory, King Oswy ordered her to found one of his new monasteries at Whitby. She would see the men she trained appointed by the Pope as missionary bishops, carrying the faith across Britain.
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    The Book of Trees

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    "In the opening lines of “Willow,” a poem in Sean M. Conrey’s latest, The Book of Trees, Saint Columba imagines Christ in a rainless desert, a landscape he knows only through books. The poem ends with a vignette about a monk who perches on Columba’s shoulders to repair a thatched roof in the midst of a downpour—“I’ll admit, it’s a constant struggle to love/the mud on my shoulders where he stood.” With the cadence of prayer, Conrey’s poems conjure the wisdom of a land that hasn’t “forgot to speak for itself” at the very moment when that wisdom begins to be forgotten. A briny and true collection."

    Jennifer Glancy, Professor of Religious Studies at Le Moyne College and author of Corporal Knowledge: Early Christian Bodies

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    The Creative Spirit: harmonious living with Hildegard of Bingen

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    The figure of Hildegard of Bingen towers both over her own and our present age. Her ideas about healing, the arts, the relationship between science and theology, the interdependence of male and female and the interconnectedness of all living beings with each other and their Creator have extraordinary relevance to our contemporary understanding of these issues. Yet for all Hildegard's astonishing creativity and originality, her spirituality is firmly rooted in the Rule of St Benedict and its emphasis on daily prayer and meditative reading of the Scriptures. This introduction to her life and thought includes many practical spiritual exercises that will enable us to bring Hildegard's wisdom and vision of wholeness to our busy, fragmented lives today.
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    The King in the North: The Life and Times of Oswald of Northumbria

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    Oswald of Northumbria was the first great English monarch, yet today this legendary figure is all but forgotten. In this panoramic portrait of Dark Age Britain, archaeologist and biographer Max Adams returns the king in the North to his rightful place in history as a charismatic leader, a warrior whose prowess in battle earned him the epithet Whiteblade, and an exiled prince who returned to claim his birthright and become the inspiration for Tolkein's Aragorn.
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    The Private Lives of the Saints : Power, Passion and Politics in Anglo-Saxon England

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    Skulduggery, power struggles and politics, The Private Lives of the Saints offers an original and fascinating re-examination of life in Anglo-Saxon England. Taking them from their heavenly status to the human level, Oxford art historian and BBC presenter Dr Janina Ramirez explores the real lives of over a dozen seminal saints. This landmark book provides a unique and captivating lens through which to explore the rich history of the Dark Ages.
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    Celtic Daily Prayer Book 1: The Journey Begins

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    Celtic Daily Prayer Book 1: The Journey Begins is the first in a two-volume collection of liturgies, prayers and meditations from the Northumbria Community, inspired by ancient Celtic Christianity, but reaching out to bring inspiration and comfort to all today who seek to be still and to find spiritual truth. As a companion for the journey this book offers meditations for the events of life, and liturgies for its seasons. It also provides a two-year cycle of insights and daily reflections with accompanying scripture readings for use in morning and evening prayer. This is a rich treasury that is loved and trusted by individuals, ministers, families, groups and communities across the world.See a sample CDP Book 1 sample
    Celtic Daily Prayer is now also available as an interactive ebook published by HarperCollins and available for a variety of devices. It can be purchased from:
    Amazon here  
    iTunes here
    googleplay here
    kobo books here
    This enhanced e-book with app-like features includes the Daily Prayer and Compline liturgies, the Meditations for the Day from Book 2 and all four years of Daily Readings from Books 1 and 2.
    The ebook also contains the Scriptures for each day's readings in full from the New Revised Standard Version Bible and music from the Celtic Daily Prayer CD BUT PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MUSIC FILES WILL NOT PLAY ON ALL DEVICES. Devices that will support the music files include: Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch devices.  
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    Celtic Daily Prayer Book 2: Farther Up and Farther In

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    Celtic Daily Prayer Book 2: Farther Up and Farther In is the long awaited companion volume to Celtic Daily Prayer Book 1: The Journey Begins, also reissued in a new binding. It contains a further two years of daily readings together with a new set of meditations for each day of the month plus prayers and liturgies that speak into real life as we have experienced it. With the exception of the Daily Offices and Complines, which have been re-issued with melody lines for those parts where a sung version exists, the material included is new. Here you will find additional resources for the Times and Seasons of the year and for Rites of Passage. Here too are liturgies and prayers for the significant events and decisions in life. For those seeking fresh resources for corporate worship there are four new Communion services, an Advent liturgy that could work equally well in either a church or home group setting and fourteen new ‘Follow the Example’ liturgies with suggestions for occasions when they may prove helpful. Beautifully bound in a specially commissioned hardback cover with ribbon markers, this book is built to last. Just as well as we anticipate it becoming as much a part of our journey, alone and together, as its treasured elder sibling! See a sample:CDP Book 2 Sample 
    Celtic Daily Prayer is also now available as an interactive ebook published by HarperCollins and available for a variety of devices. It can be purchased from:
    Amazon here  
    iTunes here
    googleplay here
    kobo books here
    This enhanced e-book with app-like features includes the Daily Prayer and Compline liturgies, the Meditations for the Day from Book 2 and all four years of Daily Readings from Books 1 and 2.
    The ebook also contains the Scriptures for each day's readings in full from the New Revised Standard Version Bible and music from the Celtic Daily Prayer CD (though the music files will not play on all devices).
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    £20.00
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    The Ita Compline

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    A Trifold A4 card containing the words of the Ita Compline from Celtic Daily Prayer. Part of a series of 7 cards each containing the words of one of the Complines. (Also available here is a perfect bound A5 booklet containing the words of all seven Complines, along with the melody line of those parts of the Complines that have been set to music.)
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    The Aidan Compline

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    A Trifold A4 card containing the words of the Aidan Compline from Celtic Daily Prayer. Part of a series of 7 cards each containing the words of one of the Complines. (Also available here is a perfect bound A5 booklet containing the words of all seven Complines, along with the melody line of those parts of the Complines that have been set to music.)
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    The Cuthbert Compline

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    A Trifold A4 card containing the words of the Cuthbert Compline from Celtic Daily Prayer. Part of a series of 7 cards each containing the words of one of the Complines. (Also available here is a perfect bound A5 booklet containing the words of all seven Complines, along with the melody line of those parts of the Complines that have been set to music.)
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    The Felgild Compline

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    A Trifold A4 card containing the words of the Felgild Compline from Celtic Daily Prayer. Part of a series of 7 cards each containing the words of one of the Complines. (Also available here is a perfect bound A5 booklet containing the words of all seven Complines, along with the melody line of those parts of the Complines that have been set to music.)
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