Weird & Wonderful Weekend

It’s been another packed weekend at the Teach! Of course, for a little over a month now, “packed weekend” has meant “we have lots of fun things to do with friends,” not so much “retreats and workshops and rehearsals” like earlier in the year. But this was a strange weekend for a few reasons. First, […]

Nollaig Shona!

A very Merry Christmas from Teach Bhríde! We’ve celebrated in style with five Masses, some peppermint ice cream, gifts, sweet bread made by Emily, and Christmas lunch with Fr. Denis. Many thanks to all the members of the Youth Choir, the Vigil Choir, the Folk Group who sang for Christmas! (Oh, and also Annie, a […]

It Came Upon a Noontime Cloudy

The children of the primary schools brought us all good tidings of great joy at the  Christmas Carol Services this week. Kennedy Park’s Carol Service revolved around the retelling of the Nativity story, through the words and actions of the classes of junior infants. In between dialogue, Christmas songs were sprinkled about to enhance the […]

Christmas Craic-ers

We’re full steam ahead now in Advent, looking toward Christmas and stopping along the way for Advent prayer services, Christmas Carols Services, Advent and Christmas Radio Programs, and crackers. Umm…crackers? Yes, though to our surprise, not the crackers that you’d want to bite into. They look like this and have goodies inside them, like jokes, prizes, and paper […]

A Musical Weekend

On Friday evening we went to the first Folk Group Rehearsal of the year. They are a great bunch of talented musicians with a very solid foundation in their repertoire. The Folk Group really takes advantage of their beautiful Irish culture by utilizing many traditional instruments and folk tunes which I particularly enjoy. The newbies (Jessica, Patrick […]