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Trees and water — 2 Comments

  1. I know another rag-tree close by Clonfert cathedral, a short distance away in the wood. Holy wells and rag-trees are numinous places, where souls feel close to the ineffable. It is well that the early Irish fathers adopted them as places to preach the saving grace of Christ.. It is well that Fr Eamonn O’Gorman continues the ancient tradition.

  2. Having heard stories of cursing stones being found at holy wells, it was reassuring to find some Christian context

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