Welcome to Brigids Forge, a place for exploring my writings and musings on Brigid, Irish deity, saint, nun, ollamh and much, much more…

Brigid’s Forge

  • My first blog post

    December 8, 2019 by

    This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates. Please note, the below story is fiction, based on myths in Ireland about Brigid being present at the birth of Christ and, indeed, serving… Read more

  • Saints in the Catholic Church

    February 20, 2021 by

    Following some questions in the Brigid’s Forge Facebook group, I decided to write a post on saints in the Catholic Church. So I dug out my copy of the Catechism and started looking at what the official teachings of the church are and then I’ll follow on with the general Irish habits around saints and… Read more

  • Lá Fhéile Bríd

    February 1, 2021 by

    There are of course different days and ways to celebrate Imbolc, even going by hard calendar dates, it ranges from 31st Jan – 2nd Feb, but out of habit for some pagans and definitely for followers of the saint, 1st February is St. Brigid’s Day or Lá Fhéile Bríd (pronounced Lá ‘le Bríd because the… Read more

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