Ray Simpson is Founding Guardian of the International Community of Aidan and Hilda and is a well known author. He lives on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, UK, where the Community has a base for resources, study and retreat.

'On the Edge' was the theme of this year's Berwick-Upon-Tweed Literary Festival. Read all about it on http://www.berwickliteraryfestival.com/. This town is on the edge of both England and Scotland, and of land and sea. What the organisers did not realise is how, in one event after another, the importance of...
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St Aidan's Way of Mission : Celtic Insights for a Post-Christian World

Surveying the life and times of Aidan of Lindisfarne, this book draws insights into missional approaches to inspire both outreach and discipleship for today's Church. As in his previous BRF book, Hilda of Whitby, Ray shows that such figures from past centuries can provide models for Christian life and witness today. 

Books and online resources for the study of Celtic christianity.



Liverpool Festival of Spirituality 2016: Wake Up in Liverpool  A lecture at

a prayer...

We arise today
in the Eternal Flow of Mercy
who was here when the land began to breathe,
when the first tribes began to roam,
and when the colonists came to settle.
We arise today
in the Eternal Flow of Wisdom
who is dimly perceived in the stones,
the stories and the studies of all our peoples.
We arise today
in the Eternal Flow of Life
who seeps through land and limb and love.

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