Uncertain Steps

Greetings from Dublin! You catch us in the midst of a busy and bustling week (though what else in new?) as we throw on our autumnal, earth-toned jumpers and shuffle briskly into another Irish Fall. There has been quite a bit going on in our neck of the woods, including (though not limited to): the respective […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Of Birthdays and buses

“Knock, knock.” “Who’s there?” “We are!!” Hey, all – Jena here, from across the pond! The Wexford team has been keeping nicely busy over the past week. Last weekend, we played our very first masses together at Clonard, hosted the Vigil Choir at our home, and celebrated Laura’s 25th birthday. Laura’s birthday was full of fun […]