Pontiff joins parish of Newbridge and diocese – 1500 years after St Conleth died on 4 May 519 – in "giving thanks to Almighty God for the example of this saintly bishop and abbot”.
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.
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
New setting of the Mass by composer Padraig Meredith launched last Sunday in St Conleth’s parish church in Newbridge, Co. Kildare.
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.
Bishop Denis Nulty of Kildare and Leighlin opens door of Mercy in Kildare on the eve of St Brigid’s day.
“By opening a door, we are door-keepers, we have got to reach out as well as moving in” - Bishop of Kildare & Leighlin.
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.
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.
Christian ethic of self-giving and generosity challenges the Church, which is called never to be self-promoting: Archbishop Martin.
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.
32-page Irish Independent supplement on the women who have helped shape the country.
Pilgrimage starts at Brigid's Well in Faughart Co Louth on 28 June and arrives in Kildare on 6 July.
New 9ft bronze of Ireland’s famous female saint created by Canadian sculptor, Timothy Schmalz.
Hundreds gathered in Kildare to set world record.
St Brigid's Clinic will provide medical services to the Badjao people in Cebu.
Brigidine Sisters aim to set record for largest number of people making St Brigid's crosses.