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FÉILE BRÍDE 2003 - Paths To Peace Making

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Sat January 25th

10.30am Registration for Afri conference Paths to Peacemaking
Reflections on war and peace, looking behind and beyond
St Joseph’s Academy Admission two days €35, Saturday only €25 Concessions €25, €20 Booking by January 23rd 01 8827581

9.00pm Céiling for Peace – Music by De Jimbe
Lumville House, The Curragh. Admission €10

Sunday January 26th

9.00 am Eucharistic Celebration at St Brigid’s Well
10.30am Afri Conference continues – Paths to Peacemaking “Now is the time”.
Note special Sunday rate €20 and €15
1.00 pm Lighting of the Flame of Peace.

Monday, January 27th
10.15 am – 12.00 noon ‘Brigid – Peacemaker’
Facilitators: Brendan Kindregan, Mary Minehan, CSO
Kildare Education Centre

8.00 pm “Tribal Drumming’ for Celebration & Peace
Drums provided – beginners welcome
Facilitator: John Bowler
St. Brigids Primary School

Booking essential 045 521575

Tuesday, January 28th

7.30 pm Celebrating Community Life in Kildare
Hosted by Kildare Community Services


Wednesday, January 29th

8.00pm “Brigids Hearth” Bringing the sacred into the mundane and helping the environment with friendly house cleaning products made with essential oils. Stories, circle dance and the crafting of a traditional ‘Bridog’.
Facilitators: Gina Mc Garry, Terri Hennessy
CYMS New Hall

Thursday January 30th

8.00pm Beauty: The radiance of the eternal: Annual Celtic Lecture
Speaker John O’Donoghue
Hosted by Kildare Education Centre.

Booking essential 045 530200

Friday, January 31st – Brigids Eve

7.20pm Brigid’s Eve Ritual
Gather in Japanese Gardens car park (Bring an unlit candle in a jar or lantern)


Saturday, February 1st – La Fheile Bhride – Imbolc

12.00 noon “Brigid’s Footsteps”
The annual, outdoor La Fheile Bhride event.
Bring your wellies and a friend and gather at the Heritage Centre, The Square.

4.00pm Official unveiling of lifesize sculpture of St. Brigid by artist Annette Mc Cormack
at St. Brigids Well

Sunday February 2nd

12.00noon ‘Eat for the Earth’ Sunday brunch at Kristianas
Price €12 Booking essential 087 2330787

Enquiries to: Solas Bhride Tel: 045 522890, Fax 045 522212
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