Pilgrimage to Iona
Friday - Sunday, 26th - 28th April 2013

Page 2 - Mass at Iona Cathedral

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Iona Abbey, looking towards the altar
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The cross
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A plate near the alter
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The Pilgrims file in.
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Fathers Joe and David at the start of the Mass
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The Pilgrims in front of the altar
 

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‘Descent of the Spirit’, by the Lithuanian artist, Jacques Lipchitz (1959), is at the centre of the cloister. An inscription on it reads (in French): ‘Jacob Lipchitz, Jew, faithful to the religion of his ancestors, has made this Virgin for the better understanding of human beings on this earth so that the Spirit may prevail.’
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