Blessing Europe – The Legacy of the Celtic Saints

Blessing EuropeJoin Rainer Wälde as he sets out on a fascinating journey through Europe on the trail of the Celtic saints. Discover the origins of Christianity in Ireland and journey with the Irish monks as they embark on their great adventure through France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy.

Following the success of his multi-award winning documentary film, My Journey to Life, Rainer tells the stories of four major Celtic saints narrated by Roy Searle of the Northumbria Community.

Set out with Columbanus, regarded by some as the ‘first European’, on his incredible journey that will take him from Bangor in Northern Ireland to Bobbio in Italy.

Relive the story of his companion, Gallus, who founded a monastic cell on the banks of Lake Constance out of which emerged a great religious and cultural centre that became the present day town of St. Gallen. Accompany Pirmin on the island of Reichenau and join Magnus on his bold ventures into the Allgau region of southern Germany.

Receive fresh inspiration from the beautiful music and soul-stirring prayers of the Celtic tradition. Discover the great legacy of the Irish monks and accompany Rainer on a moving journey to the source of life.

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