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The Life and Works of St Aengus (the Culdee) Hagiographus

Herein you may read a great history on this part of the Irish Celtic (Orthodox Culdee) church. Download free pdf copy of The Life and Works of St Aengus (the Culdee) Hagiographus by O’Hanlon. A reprint from https://celtic.press The book goes in great detail on what is called the Martyrology of Oengus the Culdee or […]

A Few “Separatist Culdee” Books on 2nd Century St Elfanus and his King Lucius

Numerous scholars have highlighted the push-back of the Celtic church against Rome. The Irish Primate / Bishop Ussher also wrote well on this topic in the 17th Century (which was also recognized in the era King Charles the Martyr restored the office of the Culdees as direct successors of the schools established by St Patrick). […]

1st Century Irish Druids Incorporated Hebrew Christianity at Glastonbury Under Direction of the King of Ulster

In the 1922 Cambridge printed book titled, “St. Joseph at Arimathea at Glastonbury” written by the Vicar of Glastonbury, Reverend Smithett Lewis, it says that as early as 48 AD Conor Macnessa, the King of Ulster sent all of his druidic priests to the Isle of Avalon on a special mission to write down all […]

Amra Of St Columba – 6th Century Poem on Life of Columba, an Early Culdee Church Father Copy

Welcome to the PDF E-Book page for the Life of St Columba, or Amra of Columba. The greatest relic of St Columba. Saint Columba was reputed as a founder of the Church of the Culdees (Scottish and Irish church). A main takeaway from this poem outlining his life, was that he went to heaven every […]

Triads of Wales – OCC E-Book Library Content

Herein you may find the English text of the Triads of Wales. (You may also find a copy of the more detailed “Ancient laws of Cambria” (book online in PDF) : containing the institutional triads of Dyvnwal Moelmud, the laws of Howel the Good, triadical commentaries, code of education, and the hunting laws of Wales; […]

On Culdees Implementing the Rule of Chrodegang

Another example of the local independent nature of the Culdees institutions, was shown in their various implementations of the Rule of Chrodegang. Below is a review of the rules themselves. The Chrodegang Rules were based on the Benedictine Monasticism (which later gained a broader implementation in the schools of the Culdees). We know some local […]

King Gregor, Founder of the MacGregor’s Clan, Protector of the Culdees

Giric, King of Scots, of Northern Pictland, Fortune (AKA King Gregor, or “Gregory the Great”) Mural at Edinburg Castle (1 of 2 depicting Eochaid and Giric at the center) Royal Protector of the Culdees, Founder of the Pictish Clan Dynasty of the MacGregors Giric or Gregor mac Dungal was crowned as King of the Scots […]

The Cele Dei Litany from Dunkeld

The Cele Dei Litany from Dunkeld translated by Peter Farrington A litany used at the ancient monastery of Dunkeld, which was accustomed to be sung together at public processions of the Keledei, called Culdees. This Litany is published in Latin in the Appendix to Kalendars of Scottish Saints by Alexander Penrose Forbes, Bishop of Brechin, […]

Short Review: “The Culdee Church of Ireland and Scotland” by Dr Moore

Free PDF book on British Israel and the Celtic Church, as widely understood 150 years ago. Note: Attn Priory of Salem students, don’t forget to send in your book reviews and keep on top of past readings. Best to send in your book reviews or summaries on a regular basis to stay in good standing. […]

A. D. 906. Special Mission of Scotland – Synod of Scone – A Tenth Century Reformation.

A most telling Chapter on the role the Culdees played in all churches of North West Europe. HISTORY OF THE SCOTTISH NATION by J.A. Wylie VOLUME 3 CHAPTER 6 A. D. 906. SPECIAL MISSION OF SCOTLAND- SYNOD OF SCONE- A TENTH CENTURY REFORMATION. GOING aside from the noise of battles, let us withdraw for a brief space into […]

Order of Culdees Twelve Beatuses (Blessings)

The Twelve Beatuses as sung by the Culdees during the daily Psalms at the canonical hours. The twelve blessings or beatuses are a series of blessings that begin with the word “beatus”, which means “blessed” or “happy” in Latin. They are found in various sources of Christian literature, such as the Bible, the writings of […]

The Orthodox Order of the Culdees, the Rule of St Maelruan +792AD

The purer ancient Rule of St Maelruan The rule for the Culdees of Armagh, drawn up by Maelruan, abbot of Tamhlacht (Tallaght), who died in the year 792. The full chapters of the rule goes into practical usage day to day as well as annual. This rule has been affirmed by 1600s-1900s historians that it […]

Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland by the Four Masters, Online and Print Versions

Volumes 1-7 of the Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland by the Four Masters.  From the Orthodox Church of the Culdees library. The online versions. We can also suggest publishers of enhanced printed versions if you inquire.  Here you may find all seven volumes in one place. For those who want to know the meat […]

On the Person and Work of the Holy Spirit

1John 5:7 “For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.” By Dr Stephen MK Brunswick   This message is to help provide insight into the workings of God in the life of the believer. It helps to know how close His […]

Happy St Columbanus Day (Irish Apostle of Europe)

In commemoration of the great Saint that brought 12 Culdee Irish Priests to Europe, and converted the Continent, let us remember him as we do our standard evening prayers. The Celtic prayer of Saint Columbanus used in the standard (Episcopal) Evening Service: A prayer for light Grant us, Lord, the lamp of charity which never […]

Happy Scottish St Margaret’s Day! Great Time to Witness about The Biblical Saturday Sabbath

Wishing you a Happy Scottish remembrance day of Saint Margaret, from the Orthodox Church of the Culdees. Scottish festival held every November 16th, (A Great Time to Witness about The Biblical Saturday Sabbath) Margretmas! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Margaret_of_Scotland.                       She arguably accomplished more than any before her to conform the […]

Celtic Orthodox, Preserving Trumpets Feasts in their liturgies

Celtic Orthodox, Preserving Trumpets Feasts in their liturgies Heralding Christ’s soon return to His covenant True Israel people! For our Brethren now celebrating Christ’s soon return, maybe it will be TODAY, this Holy Day and New Moon day (1st day of the 7th Month). As Christ was foretold will return in Glory and we appear […]

Ministerial Office Chronology of Rev. Dr. Stephen M.K. d’Guelph Brunswick ThD PhD.

Our Current Primace Elected 2015-Present Orthodox Church of the Culdees Rev. Dr. Stephen M.K. d’Guelph Brunswick ThD, PhD. (Main Lines of Apostolic succession found below) The inspirational life testimony of ++ Stephen is a larger topic, however here are the main ministry events in the Orthodox Church of the Culdees in as chronological with some […]

On “Ireland and the Celtic Church” by George T. Stokes, D.D., M.R.I.A, University of Dublin

“Ireland and the Celtic Church” by Dr Stokes is an eye opening account of the Culdees’ history, religion, and tradition. It is not comprehensive, such as others which covered the Calendar, but it brings out many interesting aspects of the Celtic tradition. A point with which we disagree on the author is the dating of […]

“Tamar Tephi: or the Maid of Destiny.” The great romance of the Royal House of Britain by J Dunham-Massey with notes by J J Pearson (1924)

Jeremiah, Ireland, the Stone of Scone, and the English Kings …   Tamar Tephi: or The Maid of Destiny. The Great Romance of the Royal House of Britain. BY JOHN DUNHAM-MASSEY, A.M.Inst.C.E. WITH NOTES BY JOHN J. PEARSON. Second and Revised Edition. London: THE COVENANT PUBLISHING CO, LTD. 1924. “Truth is oft-times stranger than fiction.” […]

Irish Saints in Great Britain, more knowledge on the Culdees

Irish Saints in Great Britain. A great portion of the Orthodox Church of the Culdees is comprised of the well known Irish Saints. So our libraries would not be complete without several volumes on the topic. Download or Read the full PDF “Irish Saints in Britain”. Freely read it on our website. Let us know […]

English Orthodox Private Devotions For the Hours of Prayer, as Published in 1560, added footnotes of Scripture and Church Fathers in 1626

We encourage every home to use the Book of Common Prayer in Private Devotions. One of the best compilations of our English Orthodox Liturgy for private home use is in this book, John Cosin’s “Collection of Private Devotions For the Hours of Prayer”. You can download or view the book here. Buy a hardcopy at […]

Read book “Origin of Our Western Heritage” Bibliography, British Israel book

Bibliography1 Artamonov, M. I. 1974. Kimmeriitsy i skify. [Cimmerians and Scythians] Leningrad: lzdatel’stvo leningradskogo universiteta. Baker, John R. 1981. Race. Athens, Georgia: Foundation for Human Understanding. Bancroft, Hubert H. 1883. The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft. Vol. 5, “The Native Races of the Pacific States.” San Francisco: A. L. Bancroft and Co. Baron, David. n.d. The History of the Ten “Lost” Tribes. 4th ed., enl. and […]

Read book “Origin of Our Western Heritage” Chapter 6 The Westward Movement

Chapter Six The Westward Movement           Modern scholars have not appreciated the scope of travel and colonization in the ancient world. Archaeologists, for generations, have held the belief that only navigation techniques introduced into Europe during the fifteenth century made it possible for Europeans to cross the Atlantic (Fell, 1976, 17). Sir Flinders Petrie uncovered gold works […]