A Stinging Rebuke

Urquhart Castle on the Shore of Loch Ness

The first recorded words spoken to the Loch Ness Monster, by St. Columba in the VI century:

…"Thou shalt go no further, nor touch the man; go back with all speed." Then at the voice of the saint, the monster was terrified, and fled more quickly than if it had been pulled back with ropes…

Now there's some Dark Age Patrimony for you…

Author: Christian Clay Columba Campbell

Christian Clay Columba Campbell is a Roman Catholic of the Anglican Use. As Senior Warden of the Cathedral of the Incarnation (Orlando, FL), he organized the process by which the parish accepted the Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum Coetibus, petitioning to join the Catholic Church. The Anglican Cathedral is now the Church of the Incarnation in the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter. He is also the CEO of Three Fish Consulting, LLC, an Information Technology consultancy based in Orlando, FL. He can be reached via email at ccampbell at threefish dot co.

3 thoughts on “A Stinging Rebuke”

  1. Great Picture! Also, very true quote.. where did you find it? I have been trying for years and haven't come up with anything. I'm the heir of three major clans and one of my uncles in Scotland wanted a catholic/anglo-catholic saying for his birthday but it takes forever to find them. Kinda difficult…

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