Knights of the Pain Table

A Camelot for Sufferers of Chronic Pain

Karan Casey’s Soulful ‘A Chomaraigh Aoibhinn O (Sweet Comeraghs)’ of Ireland

| March 4, 2011

Untitled Document Sweet Comeragh On your shining streams and your leafy woodlands Your honeyed slopes and your gleaming meadows My heart fills with love for all of them surely Sweet Comeragh Dost thou dremist of a nightingale that singeth swete? Under an Irish moon, an Irish voice so gentil, yet so strong singeth for our […]

Angeles by Enya – Angels Answer Me to Calm the Storm

| January 4, 2010

Angeles Angels, answer me Are you near if rain should fall? Am I to Believe you will rise to calm the storm? As the night came upon the weary Knights, a nightingale didst hear the ethereal wind speak. The broken silence lifted their eyes with knowing hertes. In the darkness there was a silver light […]

Loreena McKennitt’s Gloucestershire Wassail – A Medieval Time for Thee

| December 23, 2009

Gloucestershire Wassail Then here’s to the maid in the lily white smock Who tripped to the door and slipped back the lock Who tripped to the door and pulled back the pin For to let these jolly wassailers in. Glad Tidings to all! Trueue friends –    Come ye all to the Great Hall of Camelot! […]

Seint Patrick, the High Kyngs of Ireland and Mario Lanza Singeth "Danny Boy"

| March 17, 2008

St.  Patrick’s Day   at Camelot Upon his throne of gold, King Arthur, with his soul of gentleness, motioned to his Valettus to summon the High Kyngs of Irlaunde.   Embroidered in majesty and great spirit, the High Kyngs walketh along the long carpet on the gutsy floor of Camelot.  The great King Arthur did grete with […]

St. Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland Broke Free of Slavery to Transform Ireland

| March 17, 2008

 Naomh  Pádraig Patricius ( Latin for Patrick ) was born into a Roman British Christian family near the west coast of Britain.   His grandfather was a Christian priest.   When Patricius was a teenager,  pirates captured this young boy and sold him into slavery in Ireland.  For six years he worked as a Shepard for an […]

Oíche Chiún (Silent Night ) – Enya Doth Sing the Perfect Silent Night – Mild and Gentle

| December 22, 2007

Oíche Chiún – Silent Night Under the brilliance of the sacred Star the Blessed Child doth lay in the Manger.  The night was still.    When one listens to the words of Silent Night it is as if a Blessed Angel is singing these words. Perhaps that is why when I first heard Enya sing this […]

Loreena McKennitt sings through the Mists of Avalon

| August 14, 2007

A clouded dream on an earthly night Hangs upon the crescent moon  A voiceless song in an ageless light  Sings at the coming dawn   Birds in flight are calling there   Where the heart moves the stones The Knights of the Pain Table awoke to the dewy morning sky.  Merlin, stood waiting by the shore.  They […]