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St. Brendan"s Cathedral (Clonfert, Co. Galway)

Cecil J. Hodge

St. Brendan"s Cathedral (Clonfert, Co. Galway)

a short history and guide.

by Cecil J. Hodge

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Published by Western RegionalTourism Organisation in (Galway) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination(6) p.; (folder)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20334808M

An additional problem is that the precise relationship between the Vita and the Navigatio traditions is uncertain. Matthew Arnold 's poem "Saint Brandan" tells of the meeting with Judas on the iceberg. Each pew arm has a whimsical creature — this one was no doubt intended to concentrate the mind on mortality The woodwork was all done locally, with the workers encouraged to use their skills to depicts beasts and mythical figures, in much the same way that medieval craftsmen had done. The museum contains an outstanding collection of sodality banners designed by Jack B Yeats and his wife, Cottie, and embroidered by the Dun Emer Guild. They find the island of Jasconius, celebrate Easter Mass, and hunt whales and fish.

They pass a "silver pillar wrapped in a net" in the sea. They find the island of Jasconius, celebrate Easter Mass, and hunt whales and fish. Send us an email. They celebrate Christmas.

The Agony in the Garden by A E Child, detail It takes a moment to realise what you have entered — initially the church interior seems familiar and unremarkable, almost heavy in its preponderance of marble, tile and dark wood. From an early age Brendan attracted disciples, and he established a number of monasteries in Ireland. They find an island where Paul the Hermit has lived a perfect monastic life for 60 years. In Novemberan official decree was issued by Cardinal Timothy M. History[ edit ] The parish was founded in by Cardinal Patrick J.


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Dolanthen the Archbishop of New York, making these changes effective as of August 1 of the following year. He is also a patron saint of boatmen, mariners, travelers, elderly adventurers, and whales, [24] and also of portaging canoes. The most famous was Clonfert, Co.

He died c. The massive cathedral gates, designed by William Scott Email link is under 'more' button. For Business Owners Every day, we help thousands of travelers plan great vacations.

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They find an island, but when they light a fire, the island sinks; they realize that it is actually a whale. He and a small group of monks fasted for 40 days, and after a prayer on the shore, embarked in the name of the Most Holy Trinity.

While this ministry requires taking time from their daily personal routine, concerned members of this group are happy to give of their time in order to show love for our neighbor. The earliest surviving copies are no earlier than the end of the twelfth century, but scholars suggest that a version of the Vita was composed before AD The school was located on the two floors above the church.

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In addition, he voyaged to Scotland, founding a monastery on Arran and visiting other islands. Want more great tips? This is a great way for travelers looking for a great vacation in your city or country to also experienceSt. He was born near Tralee, Co. The new parish had from the outset the unique distinction of being designated as not a territorial parish church but as a shrine dedicated to its patron saintSaint Annthe mother of the Blessed Virgin Maryand the grandmother of her son, Jesus.

Tadhg McCurtin became the first lay vice- principal. There appear to be similarities with The Voyage of Bran written much earlier. Novelist Frederick Buechner retold the story of Brendan's travels in his novel Brendan. The Navigatio was known widely in Europe throughout the Middle Ages.

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We seek to serve God and support each other through worship and faith in action in an atmosphere of love, friendship, and compassion. St. Brendan's Cathedral, Loughrea: See 35 reviews, articles, and 8 photos of St.

Brendan's Cathedral, ranked No.3 on TripAdvisor among 17 attractions in Loughrea/5(35). St. Brendan loved to travel and was known for voyaging to Scotland, where he met St.

Columba if Hynba Island. He travelled to Brittany with Welsh monk, St. Malo, and reportedly stayed at the Welsh monastery Llancarfan, built by St.

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Cadoc. But his biggest voyage of all, the one called The Voyage of Saint Brendan, was his journey to America. St. Brendans Cathedral. Loughrea gets its name from the Irish Baile Locha Riach, the town of the Grey Lake. The Cathedral lies on the northern shore of this beautiful lake.

St. Brendan’s Cathedral is a “Treasure House of Celtic Revival Art”. St. Brendan’s Cathedral is the cathedral of the Diocese of Clonfert, in Loughrea, Galway, Ireland.

32 reviews of St Brendan Church "I was in the area and I came to Saturday pm service. In my opinion, St. Brendan Catholic church is one of the most beautiful churches in Los Angeles It's Gothic style makes it attractive to many to get /5(32).