Monastic Site - Glendalough Cathedral-1
Monasticism & their Monastic sites & orders sprung up all over Ireland following the ministry of St. Patrick and others saints of the day. Thy predate the reformation by a long way. The monks in their spiritual life managed to transform Irish society. Its effects reach right across Europe in effect being catalitic in the conversion of Ireland & Europe. The Glendalough Cathedral was one of the best known in Ireland set in one of the most beautiful spots in Ireland County Wicklow. When it comes to Christian heritage and the effects of the monastic orders in transforming society & culture we could re-learn again a lot from these ruins and what they signified. Its a lovely truth to know a God who knows how to transform people, societies & cultures.