St. Brigid’s Day, which marks the beginning of spring in Ireland according to Celtic tradition and occurs on February 1st, also called Imbolc is quickly approaching. This year, the celebration of Saint Brigid’s Day will be elevated to the status of a nationally recognized bank holiday in Ireland to honor her.
Saint Brigid's Day
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- Jan 07 2022
St. Brigid Blessings and PrayersCategories: Irish Traditions , News , Interesting Stories , Celtic Holidays , Celtic Legends , Celtic Jewelry , Blog , Education , Saint Brigid's DayOur wonderful Brigid’s Crosses were inspired by this beautiful heritage, imitating the delicate woven pattern of rushes in precious metals such as silver and gold. Also known as Bride, Bridget of Ireland, Bride of the Isles, and Mary of the Gael, she now reigns as one of the most recognized saints in Ireland.
- Categories: Irish Traditions , Celtic Holidays , Ireland , Blog , Education , Saint Brigid's DaySaint Brigid also known as Mary of the Gael, is the Celtic Saint of well being. She wove the original symbolic cross from rushes from the River Shannon. An Irish tradition is to hang her Cross, known as the St. Brigid Cross over doors on her feast day of February 1st to invite good health for the coming year as well as protecting your home from Evil and Want. That is why a Saint Brigid’s Cross makes a perfect new home gift. Saint Brigid built the first Irish convent beside a huge oak tree, known as Cill Dara (Church of the Oak Tree), now known as Kildare.
- Jan 15 2021
Imbolc - Saint Brigid's Day February 1stCategories: Irish Traditions , Irish Jewelry , Celtic Holidays , Celtic Jewelry , Blog , Education , Saint Brigid's DayImbolc or Imbolg, also called Brigid’s Day, and Saint Brigid’s Day is a Gaelic traditional festival marking the beginning of spring. Saint Brigid’s Day is also called: Lá Fhéile Bríde (Irish), Là Fhèill Brìghde (Scottish Gaelic)
- Categories: Irish Traditions , News , Interesting Stories , Celtic Holidays , Celtic Legends , Saint Brigid's Day , Legends and Folklore , History of IrelandThe Feast of Saint Brigid - The Patron Saint of Ireland - Ireland's very own patron saint St. Brigid's Feast Day is February 1st also as Imbolc. Saint Brigid is also the Patron Saint of the LAOH. The LAOH stand for THE LADIES ANCIENT ORDER OF HIBERNIANS. The Ancient Order of Hibernians is an Irish order and it was organized in The United States of America in New York City in the year of 1836.