HOW TO MAKE A BRIGID'S CROSS -- The Brigid's Cross is a traditional craft made at Imbolc and Candlemas by Pagans and Christians alike. Named for the Celtic goddess and the Catholic saint, it is hung in the home for protection or...
St. Brigid, known as Bride in England, is honored in Ireland nearly as much as St. Patrick, though little is known about her other than many stories and legends. She was known as a compassionate woman known for her care for the poor. She founded a community of women at Kildare Icon by the hand of Aidan Hart, Oecumenical Patriarchate
Brigid of Kildare by Heather Terrell Rich in historical detail, Heather Terrell’s mesmerizing novel Brigid of Kildare is the story of the revolutionary Saint Brigid and the discovery of the oldest illuminated manuscript in the annals of the Church, a manuscript that contains an astonishing secret history.
St. Brigid (453-524) was the daughter of a pagan warrior & a Christian slave. Brigid was raised Christian by her mother & at a young age she was already known for her good deeds. Brigid was also beautiful & her father arranged for her to marry. Because Brigid wanted to give her life to God, she prayed to become ugly. Shortly thereafter, Brigid came down with the pox & 1/2 of her face was disfigured. Brigid's intended backed out, & Brigid went on to found the 1st order of nuns in Ireland.