It's almost February! And the first of February is the feast of St. Brigid.
Brigid of Faughart will be celebrated at Imbolc, Dundalk, Faughart and Ravensdale Co. Louth, Saturday 28 January to Wednesday 1 February 2012. The emphasis of this festival is to revisit and reclaim the richness of the traditions associated with Brigid of Faughart in ways which are relevant to our lives in 21st century.
A variety of activities including a Be the Change introductory workshop on Saturday 28 January at the Magnet Pastoral Centre, Demesne Road, Dundalk. Time 10.30 registration /tea: Workshop commences at 11.00am sharp. This workshop takes a fresh look at many of the critical current concerns- such as environmental sustainability, social justice and human/spiritual fulfilment and explores what connects these different themes. Further details from Claire Oakes 087-6760157.
On Sunday the traditional pilgrimage walk, 5 km, starts from the Peace Garden, Fair Green, Dundalk to St Brigid’s Shrine, Faughart on Sunday at 10am.
And on Monday 30 January at 8pm there is an evening of evening of poetry, story and song with myself, Kevin Stanley and Dundalk writers. This takes place in the Riva Townhouse, Seatown Place, Dundalk. Admission 5 Euro: details from John Noonan Tel 087- 253858.
See you all there!