St. Brigid of Kildare

Walk a mile of Brigid’s Way Pilgrimage on Sunday 6th July. 

We invite you to join us as the Brigid’s Way pilgrims walk from Pollardstown Fen to Kildare town centre to be welcomed warmly by the Brigidine Sisters on Sunday 6th July. We will be arriving in Kildare after 9 days of walking the ancient pilgrim path between Faughart and Kildare linking the two centres in Ireland most associated with devotion to St. Brigid.

This stage of the pilgrimage will begin at 10.30am at the Pollardstown Fen car park, (out the Milltown road turn near Fr Moore’s well marked Pollardstown Horse Feed).

We will walk along the Fen boardwalk and down country lanes onto the Curragh, to Rath Bhride crossroads and into the Heritage Centre in the square in Kildare

This walking pilgrimage, an Irish version of the famous Camino de Santiago, which begins at Brigid’s Well and Shrine in Faughart near Dundalk Co. Louth on Saturday 28th June will   wind its way through magical landscapes, where pilgrims will experience some of Ireland’s inspiring landscape and sites of spiritual significance, including Knockbridge, Hill of Slane and Tara, en-route to Brigid’s monastic city in Kildare,

All local walkers are invited to join us for all or some of the last day of Brigid’s Way Pilgrimage 2014 .So why don’t you come along and walk a mile or two with Brigid?

We suggest that people Carpool or share a taxi to the meeting place.

We ask for a donation to support the Brigidine Sisters new Centre Solas Bhride due to open autumn 2014.

We will arrive at the Kildare Heritage Centre at approximately 1.30pm   and be welcomed by the Brigidine Sisters and Heritage Centre staff.  After refreshments we will walk to the Fire Temple in the Cathedral, and then walk to both Healing and Garden Wells for the final Brigid’s Way Ceremonies.

For further information on this event   contact   Karen 087 2399751

Dolores 086 8434117 or Solas Bhride 045 522 890

Full details of the pilgrimage can be found on the Brigid’s Way website   Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.