Lives of Saints from the Book of Lismore Volume 5

Lives of Saints from the Book of Lismore Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...Relic, and in Achad Abhall and at Condail. 2769. Now, when it came to the ending days of this holy Findian, his guardian angel sent him to Inis Mac n-Eirc on Luimnech, and brought Colomb, son of Crimhthan with his gillie', with his book-satchel, on two4 clouds to Clonard. And Findian received communion and sacrifice from his hand, and sent his spirit to heaven at the end of a hundred and forty years. 2774. Now, Saint Findian is in the delight and joyousness amongst the household of heaven, in the presence of God whom he served. His relics and his remains are on earth with honour and reverence, with miracles and marvels every day. And he overwhelms every one who opposes them, and protects every one who works along with them. 2778. Now, though great is Saint Findian in that wise at present, while his body and his soul are separated, greater will be his honour after the resurrection in the holy, spotless, unpolluted union in the great assembly of Doom, when he will be judge over the men of Ireland and over its women, along with Patrick and with Jesus Christ. There he will shine like a sun. He will abide in that great goodness, in the unity of the saints and the holy virgins of the world, in the unity of the nine ranks of heaven that have not committed sin, in the unity that is nobler than every unity, in the unity of the Holy Trinity, Father and Son and Holy Ghost. 2785. I beseech the mercy of God, may we reach, may we deserve may we dwell in that union," in saecula saeculorum 1 Amen. 1 int samtha, B. co hlnis mac n-Eirc for, B. cona gillu 7, B. for dibh nelaibh, B. 5 roisam, roalriltnigem, roatreabam, B. LIFE OF FINDCHUA OF BRI-GOBANN THIS. 2788. There was once a famous hospitaller in Ulaid--of the Mugdoirn was he in especial--to wit, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236855817
  • 9781236855817