COLUMBA, Abbot of Iona 597

 

 

On 9 June we remember Saint Columba, Abbot of Iona, and Apostle to the Picts.  We will venerate him at Morning Prayer on his day at 8:00 a.m. with our prayers and thanksgivings.  Seibels Chapel, Trinity Cathedral, 1100 Sumter Street,  Columbia , South Carolina.  All are welcome.

Of Columba’s death Adomnán, a later Abbot of Iona, writes:

And when the bell strikes midnight, Columba goes to the church and kneels beside the altar. His attendant witnesses heavenly light in the direction of Columba, and Holy angels join the saint in his passage to the Lord:

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