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Celtic Inspired Practices

“Celtic Christian spirituality refers to a set of practices and beliefs in Ireland, Scotland, and Wales that developed in the early fifth century during the development of the monastic tradition.”


Here are some simple practices drawn from this culture and monastic traditions and expanded upon in the article.

  • Crossing Thresholds
  • Tending to Dreams
  • Peregrinatio pro Christo (wandering… for the love of Christ)
  • Blessing Each Moment
  • Soul Friendship
  • Encircling
  • Walking the Rounds
  • Learning by Heart
  • Solitude and Silence
  • Embracing the Seasons
  • Experiencing the Landscape and Sacred Places
  • Three Essential Things


Click Here to learn a bit more and practice. From an Article by CHRISTINE VALTERS PAINTNER in the U.S. Catholic Magazine.