Procession with relics of St Olaf

Our church is dedicated to St Olaf, who was King of Norway from 1015-1028 and died at the Battle of Stiklestad on 29th July, 1030. During Lent last year (2020), the Orthodox Church in Norway made a four day procession with the relics of St Olaf. The first three days of the procession took placeContinue reading “Procession with relics of St Olaf”

St Magnus Way Pilgrimage

Last week Bishop Anne Dyer led a pilgrimage along the St Magnus Way A core group of seven pilgrims were joined by others on some days. The morning started with devotions at the starting point of the walk for that day. As well as lots of conversation while walking there was also plenty of timeContinue reading “St Magnus Way Pilgrimage”

Walk of Witness 2021

For many years, the Kirkwall Council of Churches has organised a Walk of Witness on Good Friday.  Beginning at our own church – St Olaf’s – we carry a cross and walk a route that takes us to each of the member churches in the town.  There’s a short service or time for reflection inContinue reading “Walk of Witness 2021”