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Celebrate Water on National Holy Wells Day

Organisers of the annual National Holy Wells Day (NHWD) invite people to visit their local holy well and pray there for the protection and fair distribution of water.

2018.05.16.

St Brigid still challenges

During our pilgrimage we will be blessed by water from St. Brigid’s well, mindfully weave a St Brigid’s cross, walk in pilgrimage by candlelight and reflect on some of the legends of St. Brigid and how they can speak to us today

2018.01.31.

“Music is a central element of our Catholic worship” – Bishop Nulty

New setting of the Mass by composer Padraig Meredith launched last Sunday in St Conleth’s parish church in Newbridge, Co. Kildare.

2017.02.28.

Twenty-five years of St Brigid celebrations

Féile Bríde is a gathering of people who want to celebrate the coming of spring, and who want to call Brigid’s qualities into the world, to light a spark for change.

2017.01.26.

Féile Bríde 2016 ‘lends itself to the Year of Mercy’

Bishop Denis Nulty of Kildare and Leighlin opens door of Mercy in Kildare on the eve of St Brigid’s day.

2016.02.02.

Bishops must lead by example: Dr Nulty

“By opening a door, we are door-keepers, we have got to reach out as well as moving in” - Bishop of Kildare & Leighlin.

2016.01.16.

Primate pays tribute to those in consecrated life

Though their numbers are smaller today, Irish religious still make “an immense contribution” to Ireland and the world by living their particular apostolates and charisms.

2015.08.16.

Brigid’s Way pilgrimage returns

The third St Brigid’s Way walking pilgrimage sets off on 27 June from Brigid’s Well in Faughart Co Louth and nine days later ends at Brigid’s monastic city of Kildare.

2015.06.11.

Religious life is called to play an essential role

Christian ethic of self-giving and generosity challenges the Church, which is called never to be self-promoting: Archbishop Martin.

2015.02.03.

Primate launches Year of Consecrated Life in Armagh

Bishop Nulty suggests religious congregations consider having an ‘Open House’ in an effort to allow society gain a deeper understanding of their charism and life.

2015.02.02.

Sr Stan and St Brigid in top 100 Irish women poll

32-page Irish Independent supplement on the women who have helped shape the country.

2014.09.18.

St Brigid’s Way making great strides

Pilgrimage starts at Brigid's Well in Faughart Co Louth on 28 June and arrives in Kildare on 6 July.

2014.06.16.

New sculpture of St Brigid unveiled at Féile Bríde

New 9ft bronze of Ireland’s famous female saint created by Canadian sculptor, Timothy Schmalz.

2014.02.04.

New world record set on making of St Brigid’s crosses

Hundreds gathered in Kildare to set world record.

2013.09.27.

New health centre in Philippines funded by Irish donors

St Brigid's Clinic will provide medical services to the Badjao people in Cebu.

2013.08.29.

Volunteers sought for world record attempt

Brigidine Sisters aim to set record for largest number of people making St Brigid's crosses.

2013.08.06.
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