Volume 7-Lesson 8: The Story of St. Columba
Includes: dove, illuminated manuscript mounted to wood, photo of Iona mounted to wood, saint booklet, green felt underlay, open front tray.
We remember him in the month of June.
Columba was born in Donegal, Ireland in 521 where one of this ancestors was the high king. He became a monk and then a priest and founded many monasteries and churches in Ireland. He moved to the island of Iona in 563 which provided a place for prayer, the copying of books and a base to help establish Christianity in the British Isles.