A Celebration of Brigid the Saint and the Goddess

The life, legends and traditions of Brigid one of the patron saints of Ireland and Goddess will be explored and celebrated on Saturday 30th January and Sunday 31st January in Glendalough.

The feast of St Brigid falls on February the first and this also marks ” Imbolc” the pagan festival of spring and in this two day celebration we share and discuss the history and traditions of The Goddess Brigid and of St. Brigid through talks, music, song, poetry, meditation and reflective walks. There is also a focus on the role of feminine energy in spirituality and daily life.

A number of workshops will take place from 10 a.m. on Saturday 30th January in the Glendalough Hotel which range from an introduction to Brigid and her life, the traditions associated with Brigid, Healing Meditation, a unique guided Harp Mediation, Brigid’s Cross-Making workshop.   Facilitators from Sweden will share with participants the influence of St Brigid on the early Christian Church in Sweden and a meditation for inner and outer peace.

People can opt to book the workshops on Sat 30th.There will be a family Ceili with music and dancing on Saturday night from 9pm to 11 p.m. in the Glendalough Hotel.

On Sunday there are a choice of 3 reflective walks around Glendalough including a reflective walk around the lakes, a Sacred Holy Well Walk and a walk to St Mary’s Church.

For full details of the weekend’s events please contact Rosaleen Durkin at 087-6168460 or email: rdurkin@imaginationgym.com.

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