A Latin word meaning breastplate, Lorica is a type of prayer recited for protection. It comes from the early Christian monastic tradition, though some lorica may have older pagan roots and resemble charms used by pagans.
Brigit Bé Bithmaith / Brigit's Lorica (9th century) Irish
Fáeth Fiada / St Patrick's Breastplate (5th-8th century) Irish
Lorica of St Fursey (7th century) Irish
Alexander's Breastplate (10th -14th century) Welsh
Lorica of Gildas / Lorica of Loding
Lorica of Columba / Lorica of Mugron
Aldhelm’s Lorica (1st century) Saxon [Riddle]
A term for supernatural thresholds. Thin places are an area where the veil of our reality are well....thin. It is believed energy, spirits, and sometimes people, can pass through these weakened areas and enter the bordering realm. Thin places can found where two parts meet, such as corners, a fork in a river, crossroads, and doorways.
An ABCs of Gods, Myths, and Superstitions.