SAINTS OF MY HEART
IRELAND OF MY HEART
CELTIC HOLY WELLS
St Ita of Killeedy, Ireland (+570)
The Kilmeedy & the Killeedy
where St Ita lived as hermitess & abbess
The ruins of the ancient church of St. Ita where she lived as hermitess before she founded her monastery in Killeedy.
Raheenagh & Ashford, the 2 villages of Killeedy
St Ita of Killeedy, Co. Limerick, Ireland (+570)
Saint Íte ingen Chinn Fhalad (d. 570/577), also known as Saint Ita, Ida or Ides, was an early Irish nun and patron saint of Killeedy (Cluain Credhail). She was known as the “foster mother of the saints of Erin”. The name “Ita” (“thirst for holiness”) was conferred on her because of her saintly qualities. Her feast day is 15 January.
Ita, called the “Brigid of Munster”, was born in 480 in the present County Waterford. Her father was Cennfoelad or Confhaola and her mother was Necta. Cennfoelad was descended from Felim the lawgiver. Saint Ita follows the example of Brigit in describing the opposition Íte meets in pursuit of her Continue reading “Saint Ita of Killeedy, Co. Limerick, Ireland (+570) – Video of Kilmeedy”
AFRICA OF MY HEART
Χριστός Ανέστη! – Πάσχα στην Γκάνα της Αφρικής
FOOL FOR CHRIST – FULL OF CHRIST
Fools for Christ – Fr. Rick’s Sermons, Minnesota, USA
ORTHODOX HEART SITES
Jozef Van den Berg, actor, the Netherlands:
From atheism to Orthodoxy
Jozef Van den Berg (Beers, 22 August 1949) is a Dutch puppeteer, playwright and actor, who nowadays lives as a hermit.
Biography of Joseph Van den Berg
From the age of seven, he lived most of his youth at Cuijk, where his father bought an old rectory and tended an accountancy bureau. His father was a primary school teacher, first at Beers and then Rijkevoort, and a member of the resistance during the War. The family he belonged to consisted of eleven children. On January 30th, 1962, at the age of twelve, his father died and Continue reading “Jozef Van den Berg, actor, the Netherlands: From atheism to Orthodoxy (+Video)”
Προφητείες περί των Παθών του Χριστού – Χρυσοστομικά Διαμάντια
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