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Lives of Saint Brigid, Bridget, Bride: High Power, Ffraid: Inherent Power

Everliving God, we rejoice today in the fellowship of your blessed servant Brigid, and we give you thanks for her life of devoted service. Inspire us with life and light, and give us perseverance to serve you all our days; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, world without end. [little hearts] She was born into a Druid family, the daughter of Dubhthach: The Dark One, court poet to King Loeghaire. She is one of the Veiled Ones. Cille Daire / Kildare: Church of the Oak formerly a pagan shrine where a sacred fire was kept perpetually burning by Bridget: Three Suns and her 19 vestal virgin priestesses the Ceilles / Kells: Preservers of Fire called Igheav Andagha: The Daughters of the Fire. Am Fheille Bride, on the first of February, she gives to us the promise of Spring. Brighid of the Green Mantle is known by many different names, for her Mysteries are many. (3)

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