Ray Simpson is Founding Guardian of the International Community of Aidan and Hilda and is a well known author. In 2016 he moved from the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, UK, where the Community has a base for resources, study and retreat to a new Community House in Berwick-Upon-Tweed on the nearby mainland.


  This week I wrote the Thought for the Week column for Berwick Advertiser.  Here it is: Churches are zooming into new ways during the lock-down, with worship and ‘tea and cake’ on-line. One church emails its regular week-day worshippers with inspiring pieces by those who usually lead it. Donations to our...
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Aidan of Lindisfarne: Irish Flame warms a New World

Aidan's life in Ireland, Iona and Northumbria - a hero's journey.

A post covid 19 talk 

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My Vision of Holy Island and its Mission – David Adam 1994 *

 

 

 

I believe that this is a vision for the church

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a prayer...

We arise today
in the wisdom of the One
who brought to birth the giant plains,
the water and the first beings.
We arise today
in the brightness of the One
who created the blazing sun,
the shining stars and the twinkle in our eyes.
We arise today
in the mercy of the One
who gave us dreams
and memories and hearts.
Amen

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