Saint Columba is a figure with a remarkable personal story and an important legacy for Christianity in Scotland. Monsignor Jamie MacNeil from the Diocese of Argyll & the Isles reflects on the impact of Columba on 21st century Scotland.
The roots of Patrick are difficult to trace, whilst Ireland maintains his place as their patron, there is a strong link between Scotland and the patron. Canon Gerard Conroy, Parish Priest at St Patrick’s Dumbarton considers our latest saint of Scotland.
In the next of our ‘Saints of Scotland’ series, we encounter St Duthac. Famed in Medieval Scotland, Duthac nowadays is little known beyond the Ross-shire town of Tain. Bishop Hugh Gilbert OSB reflects on the legacy of Duthac.