Sing a Song of Brigid

I remember last February 1st very well. I woke up, groggily made my way to the microwave in McGlinn to make a cup of tea. Sitting on top of the microwave was a woven Brigid Cross. I remember being so shocked and amused at this little discovery, this little accidental symbol, that crossed my path. […]

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 […]

Veni Sancte Spiritus

Veni Sancte Spiritus: Come Holy Spirit  Recently the Wexford crew has been busy preparing for the National Opera House Concert. Now published is the official Opera House Concert website:  https://operahouseconcert.wordpress.com/ . The website provides musical resources and details for the Ferns diocesan choir we have begun rehearsing with. Feel free to check it out! In […]

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 […]

Come, Holy Spirit!

Hello, friends! The buzz and excitement of the Wexford Opera Festival has been replaced with a sense of avid preparation – here in Clonard, we are focusing on preparation for Thanksgiving, Advent (!!!), Sacraments with the schools, and preparing Christmas music. With the school year in full swing, our time is getting quite filled with […]

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, […]