Holy Isle – a message from Lama Yeshe Rinpoche

In this very special message from Lama Yeshe Rinpoche, we hear about the environmental work that has been undertaken on Holy Isle since the Centre for World Peace and Health was established in 1992. While he cannot be on Holy Isle at present Lama Yeshe has a very close relationship with the island and volunteers …

We’re All In This Together

We’re All In This Together – by Alice Maxwell In recent months the term “isolation” has become synonymous with the grim reality of living with Covid 19. The word has come to evoke people dying alone, without the support of their loved ones, families separated, and an increase in mental illness caused by intense loneliness. …

Holy Island – a history

By Jim Henderson In the fourth episode of the Viking story (see Voice for Arran, issue 111) reference was made to ‘Innis Shroin’ (Holy Isle.) In fact, over the years, there have been many inaccurate references to Lamlash and Moliase. What follows is the background to the village and island name, which has developed and …

Lockdown on Holy Isle

Lockdown on Holy Isle – by Niamh Margaret Dillon Niamh is a parishioner of St Augustine’s Church, Milton, and has spent lockdown on Holy Isle during her gap year. Niamh will soon go to study law at Edinburgh University. First published here. The featured images shows volunteers on a pilgrimage (pre-Lockdown) to St Molaise’ cave …