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As Jenny completes the stations at the penitential beds, she reflects on the power of repetition and prayer and feels the elements

The repetitive power of an imagined Celtic Christian pilgrimage and prayer in the context of Irish national myth making

"The repetition of the baptismal vow [before St. Brigid's Cross] is a reaching back again towards baptismal innocence and is the usual ritual of retreats..."

Alice Curtayne describes how traveling to Station Island is like stepping back into the fifth century

"Many a pilgrim who goes to the Island for the first time remarks that the most surprising feature of the place is its obscure familiarity..."