Wednesday, February 1, 2017

St. Brigid of Ireland

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St. Brigid of Ireland

"Born in Ireland in the year 450 to parents who had been baptized by Saint Patrick, Brigid even as a child showed interest in the religious life. Sometimes referred to incorrectly as Bridget, Brigid was the daughter of an Irish chieftan; her mother, Brocca, had been a slave at his court. There were many good influences …"