The group's name, Iona, recalls the Scottish Island where our patron saint, St Columba and his followers, built a small monastery from wood, wattle and daub. Later, the timber was replaced with stone and in around 1200, the Columban Monastery was transformed into a Benedictine Abbey. One of Scotland's most historic and venerated sites, lona Abbey is a celebrated Christian center and the burial place of early Scottish kings.
Since St. Columba established his church on Iona, it has been a place of pilgrimage for those seeking to be enlightened, absolved, and healed.
Over the past year a variety of topics have been presented: health and fitness, humor, faith and spirituality, end of life decisions, and gardening, just to mention a few.
Iona meets at 11:45 am the third Tuesday of the month at Wiregrass Rehabilitation Center (Sterling Event Services) on Ross Clark Circle.
Come join the Iona Group for lunch, meet old friends, and make new ones. For further information you may contact Judy Broten at 794-4019 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.