The Last Monks of Skellig Michael: The Mysterious Real-Life History Behind Luke Skywalker's Island
A long time ago on an Irish island not so far away...
Return to Luke Skywalker’s island from “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” and discover the fascinating real-life history behind Skellig Michael, an enchanting isle off the coast of Ireland where an ancient Christian monastery continues to inspire those who come there.
Learn about the Jedi-like training that occurred on this island according to the traditions of devout Catholic monks.
Immerse yourself in an age when warrior monks were on the front line of a spiritual battle against the dark forces of this world.
Monks meet Jedi in an engaging read that invites the reader to discover the surprising parallels between fact and fiction and what these heroic men can still teach us over a thousand years later.
*Revised and updated, along with an appendix of ancient Irish prayers.