About

Teach Bhríde, the House of Brigid, is a community of young laypersons dedicated to serving the Catholic Church of Ireland with Clonard Church of the Annunciation in County Wexford and Newman University Church in Dublin, as its bases of operation.

General Community Expectations

Members of Teach Bhríde are expected to:

  • commit themselves wholeheartedly to the fulfillment of the Mission Statement
  • witness to their faith on a daily basis, modeling a ministry of presence
  • place their gifts and talents at the service of the Teach Bhríde community as well as the parish community
  • immerse themselves in the Irish culture so as to become more effective ministers by learning as well as teaching
  • discern the needs of the parish community; adapt to meet changing needs with grace, creativity, and flexibility
  • participate in the liturgical, spiritual, and domestic life of the community as outlined in the Volunteer Handbook and set forth by the House Director and appropriate supervisory staff
  • cultivate relationships within the Teach Bhríde community as well as the parish community that embody the love and acceptance of Christ