The Northumbria Community consists of Companions dispersed around the United Kingdom and the world, with a motherhouse near the Holy Island of Lindisfarne in northern England. The community is a conscious attempt to find a practical modem expression of a new monasticism, which preserves an uncompromising allegiance to the imperatives of the Sermon on the Mount.
Highly recommended as a daily prayer book for personal or group use.
The book includes daily prayer services, daily readings and prayers for set times of the year, as well as prayers/devotions based in the life of Celtic saints.
The section of the book I use most often is the Daily Office, which can also be found online at the Northumbria Community's web site.
This is absolutely beautiful. As far as I can tell so far in my various investigations, the Northumbria Community is a better, more authentic group than many of the... Read morePublished 7 days ago by The Good Crone
The cover has come apart on the inside making the book difficult to use.Published 25 days ago by Mae T Jones
Continual prayer with easy daily prayers, lovely book. These come from the special structures of the early church in Northumbria. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Rochelle Staffieri
First of all, though the Celtic Saints are celebrated in this book, there are others that have little or nothing to do with the Celts, like Martin Luther King Jr. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Amhas Jackie Douglas
Poetry in prayers and prayers in poetry! This collection of readings is worth dipping into regularly, as I do. Inspires me in so many ways.Published 6 months ago by Rob Natiuk
I've been using this daily for about a week and have come to look forward to using it in my daily quiet time. It has bible readings and devotions for two years. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Betty J. Carson
This is a wonderful book, lovely binding and cover. Content is exceptional of beautiful, historical documentation of Celtic spiritual life and guide for contemporary prayers and... Read morePublished 7 months ago by booklover
This was a replacement for my original copy. I am a pastor with Celtic roots who finds the prayers and devotions contained on it's pages to be quite helpful when I am planning... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Amaia