A Thousand Thanks

  Dear friends, With the closing of the month of June comes the final blog post for House of Brigid Season 7! Our year-long ministries completed, we have shared teary farewells and fun last nights out on the town with great friends and colleagues in both Wexford and Dublin. I departed Wexford feeling at once both […]

Easter in Éire

Hello from Wexford! We hope you all had a wonderful Easter. Lent felt quite long this year, but Holy Week at Clonard passed by in a flash! Brendan and Jena’s families came to visit, and we each spent the week after Easter in different ways; relaxing, recharging, traveling, and I’ve spent a lot of time […]

Nollaig Shona Duit!

Happy Christmas Everyone! This past Sunday the fourth candle on the advent wreath was lit signaling the end of the preparations, and the beginning of Christmas. Although the month of December seems to have flown by, this Advent season has truly been one of waiting, expecting, and hoping for the coming of Christ. In the […]

Remember November…

Hello from a very rainy Wexford! Our visitors may have all returned home to the States and the curtain may have fallen on the Wexford Opera Festival for the year, but Teach Bhride Wexford continues to run full-steam ahead at Clonard! The last week in particular has been full of beautiful liturgies, fun school visits, […]

Let the festivities begin!

It’s that time of a year again, and no I’m not just talking about autumn, but Wexford’s 64th Opera Festival! The First Festival of Music and the Arts took place in October 1951, and since has become a Wexford tradition. Each year actors, singers, and spectators from all over the world come to participate and […]

Forming Routines

Hello from Dublin, and from my first solo blog post! The past several weeks since getting back from Lourdes have been very busy, challenging and lots of fun. We have now experienced a full “normal” workweek in which we have visited schools, played for masses and worked at O’Connell House (among many other things). Getting […]

Regina caeli laetare!

(Brendan’s first post!!) Greetings from Hibernia! Our time here at Clonard Parish continues to be filled with activity and excitement! Since our last blog entry we have had our first rehearsal with the Vigil Choir, which was an enormous success under the worthy baton of Maestra Laura Taylor. The choir has exceeded expectations in their […]