A long time ago a monk named Brendan set sail into an
unknown ocean with fourteen other monks. They
wanted to spread the Christian faith.
one of these adventures the monks saw an island in the distance.
The island was shiny and slippery. There
was no grass, nothing appeared to be growing there.
of the monks went on to the island. Brendan
remained on the boat. The monks lit
a fire and put a pot with water and meat in it on the flames.
The island began to roll and sway. The
rescued them by pulling them back on to the boat.
island moved slowly and silently away.
told them about the dream that he had had.
The island was really a whale called Jasconius.
they saw Jasconius a while later they were not afraid.