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Skellig Michael in Star Wars

If you are a Star Wars fan you might want to watch for Skellig Michael Island. Monastic settlements, evidenced by the stone beehive huts (clochain in Irish) at the island’s summit, are believed to date as far back as the 6th century. Historians tell of the monks who built the monastic site, walking the 600 […]


7 Spiritual Themes to Look for in Star Wars VII

The Force Awakens can help us appreciate anew our religious heritage and the stories that guide our choices George Lucas wanted Star Wars to be a new mythology that teaches a new generation about spirituality, good and evil. He deliberately used common themes in biblical stories and various religions in his movies. Here are seven […]