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Sunday, January 31, 2010

St. Brigid - February 1

Monday is  St Brigid's Day.   

Below are some links to stories, ideas, recipes, crafts. Enjoy!


:-:  Here's a wonderful children's story of St. Brigid (or Bridgit) and the King's Wolf from The Baldwin Project.  (Do you know The Baldwin Project?  Loads of classic children's literature online.)


:-:  Liturgical Year for Little Ones has a wonderfully thorough post for St Brigid's Day celebrations.


:-:  A new to me blog: The Daily Weaving has a link to a YouTube video showing how to make St. Brigid's crosses and some other celebrations ideas.


:-:  Enjoy a tour of St. Brigid's Cathedral in Kildare, Ireland.  This website has some other photos from around modern Kildare and some historical information, too.


:-: Plan an Irish feast.  (I'm thinking about Colcannon and sausages, bread, and for dessert: Apple Shortbread Pie.)


:-: Make a lovely bread in the shape of a cross, or Brigid's cross.  Or try Barm Brack, an Irish fruit bread - wouldn't make a perfect breakfast or afternoon snack?

Blessed St. Brigid's Day!

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