Lá Féile Bhríde

Posted on 02. Feb, 2017 in Christian Values, Church Teachings, Community, Ecology, Feminism/Women in the Church, Saints, St. Brigid, Young people

Lá Féile Bhríde is a celebration of one of the most well-known and loved female Irish saints. She was a woman of the land, a spiritual leader, a peacemaker and a woman of legendary hospitality. Solas Bhride, the light of St. Brigid, is a Christian Spiritual centre and hermitage that opened two years ago in […]

St. Brigid’s Day

Posted on 31. Jan, 2016 in Festivals, Saints, St. Brigid

A piece from the Archive to remember St. Brigid: February 1st marks the first day of Spring – the garden starts to show the first signs of growth and even some Spring blooms.  It is also the Feast of St. Brigid, one of our great Irish Saints.  But has she been consigned to folklore – […]

La Féile Bríde

Posted on 24. Jan, 2007 in Church Teachings, Faith and Justice, Feminism/Women in the Church, Festivals, Saints, St. Brigid

Most people know that the 1st of February is St. Brigid’s day.  But this year is particularly special because it is also the 200th anniversary of the Brigidine Sisters.  Together with Afri they will be organising Féile Bríde, seeding a new springtime, a week-long series of workshops which will celebrate the coming of spring and […]