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Aberlady Church, East Lothian

Aberlady Church, East Lothian, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on the historic church at Aberlady, a village, near Haddington, on the southern coastline of the Firth of Forth which is about forty five minutes east of Edinburgh.

Aberlady Church, East Lothian

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Crosses

Tonight, I am focusing on the ancient Christian crosses on the island of Iona which lies off Scotland’s West Coast.

Video clip of Iona Abbey in context of mainland.


Iona is famous for the connection with St. Columba who arrived on the island in AD 563 and proceeded to build a monastery. Over the succeeding centuries these early foundations proved secure as the ecclesiastical community has survived savage Viking raids and the Reformation. Today, the Abbey is a world-renowned ecumenical centre.

Read more on Visit Historic Crosses, Iona…



Pictish abstract symbols at Aberlemno.

This evening, I am posting information on the  7-9th  centuries AD (Pictish era) carved stones at Aberlemno in Angus, east of Scotland, about eighty miles N.E. of Edinburgh.

Read more on Visit Aberlemno Pictish Stones…