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Season of Creation – Meditation Series (Part 2)

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Thursday, September 21st Meditation during Season of Creation The divine communicates to us primarily through the language of the natural world.  Not to hear the natural world is not to hear the divine.  Thomas Berry Suggested donation:  €5.00 (to support the work of the Centre) In person and online event.. We invite you to join […]

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Culture Night: Celebrating the Autumn Equinox, a time of Balance

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

September 22nd Culture Night: Celebrating the Autumn Equinox, a time of Balance Winter is an etching, Spring a watercolour, Summer an oil painting, and Autumn a mosaic of them all.” – Stanley Horowitz Admission free: The Autumn Equinox heralds a season filled with change, celebrates the harvest and ushers in the brilliant beauty of letting […]

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Season of Creation – Meditation Series (Part 3)

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Thursday, September 28th Meditation during the Season of Creation The natural world is the larger sacred community to which we belong.  To be alienated from this community is to become destitute in all that makes us human.  To damage this community is to diminish our own existence.  Thomas Berry Suggested donation:  €5.00 (to support the […]

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Sacred Circle Dance

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Wednesday October 18th Sacred Circle Dance “If people stand in a circle long enough, they’ll eventually begin to dance.”  George Carlin Facilitators:  Terry Hennessy, Betty White  Join Terry and Betty for an enriching experience of circle dance.  They will lead you in simple dance steps to beautiful music. It is a type of dance where […]

€15.00

Samhain: The End of the Old and the Beginning of the New

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

“At this time of year when nature sleeps, we pause and consider our own humanity as temporal and as eternal beings” Book of Kells.

€15.00

In November we Remember.

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Thursday November 9th:  In November we Remember. “Everything is stored within your soul within the temple of your memory… John O Donohue Suggested donation:  €5.00 (to support the work of the Centre)     November is the month for remembering. Memories can evoke feeling of comfort and joy, but they can also fill us with […]

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In November we Remember

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Join us for a meditative reflection on how grief can be a bridge between our human inheritance and our legacy.

Free

Sacred Circle Dance

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

“If people stand in a circle long enough, they’ll eventually begin to dance.” George Carlin

€15.00

In November we Remember

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Join us for a meditative reflection on creation and how we can not only respond but try to deeply understand what loss and grief in nature is saying to us.

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Advent Meditation Series

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Thursday, November 30th – Advent Meditation Series “The season of Advent means there is something on the horizon the likes of which we have never seen before… So stay. Sit. Linger. Tarry. Ponder. Wait. Behold. Wonder. There will be time enough for running.” —Jan L. Richardson, artist   Suggested donation:  €5.00 (to support the work of the […]

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Advent Meditation Series

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Thursday, December 7th – Advent Meditation Series “Let’s approach Christmas with an expectant hush, rather than a last-minute rush.” —Anonymous Suggested donation:  €5.00 (to support the work of the Centre)       We invite you to join us for the 2nd evening of reflection and meditation during the season of Advent Advent is a time […]

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Advent Meditation Series

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Thursday, December 14th – Advent Meditation Series “Light's glory is to dispel darkness. Christ has illumined you with wisdom and the fire of his presence. It has been sparked and kindled in you. Let it blaze.” ― Caryll Houselander, A Child in Winter: Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany with Caryll Houselander Suggested donation:  €5.00 (to support […]

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Sacred Circle Dance

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Saturday, December 16th Sacred Circle Dance “If people stand in a circle long enough, they’ll eventually begin to dance.”  George Carlin Facilitators:  Terry Hennessy, Betty White  Join Terry and Betty for an enriching experience of circle dance.  They will lead you in simple dance steps to beautiful music. It is a type of dance where […]

€15.00

Winter Solstice – Turning towards the Light

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Thursday, December 21st Winter Solstice – Turning towards the Light  It is here, between the darkness, and the light, that we wait…John Matthews Admission: €15.00 (incl tea/coffee) We invite you to join with us as we celebrate the re-birth of our star the sun and the birth of Christ the Light of the World. From […]

€15.00

Pilgrimage on St. Brigid Eve

Japanese Garden's Carpark Japanese Gardens, Kildare

Join us for a candlelight pilgrimage at the dawn of springtime and the eve of St. Brigid’s Day.

Lá Fhéile Bhríde

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Cross Weaving Workshops

Pause for Peace

Join us in a global Pause for Peace.

Altan in Concert with RTE Concert Orchestra.

St. Brigid's Cathedral The Square, Kildare, Kildare, Ireland

Join us for an electrifying St. Brigid's Day celebration as Altan perform with the RTE Concert Orchestra

Dance the dance of God’s own blessed Bríd

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Come and experience the joy of dancing together as we celebrate St. Brigid: A Woman, A Life, A Legacy.

€15.00

Mass at St. Brigid’s Well

St. Brigid's Well Brallistown Little,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Parking available at Solas Bhride

The Book of Kildare

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

“The Book of Kildare”, an original manuscript of Calligraphy and Illuminations by Josephine Hardiman.

€5.00

A Walk on the Curragh Plains (St. Brigid’s Pastures)

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

One of the most popular legends associated with St. Brigid is that of the legend of the cloak.

€10.00

Brigid 1500: Floral Art Demonstration

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Presented by Christine Hughes AOIFA

€10.00

Meditative Walk

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Go out into the natural world, look, listen and know your place within creation. Presenters: Solas Bhríde Team Time: 10.30 a.m. – 11.15 a.m. Venue: Solas Bhríde Spirituality Centre, Tully Road Admission: €5.00 (Sponsored event – incl tea/coffee

€5.00

Justice and Peace Conference: The Light of Peace

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Afri Justice & Peace Conference: The Light of Peace Hosted by:       Afri – Action from Ireland Venue:             Solas Bhríde Spirituality Centre Time:               10.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m. Admission:      €35.00   Concession: €20.00 Full details of the Conference available on www.afri.ie Booking is essential: admin@afri.ie or phone 01 8384204   Full details of the Conference available on […]

“Women’s Iconography in the Twenty First Century”

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Participants will be guided by Dr. Dr Azelina Flint and artist Rita Ann Jones who has created a method of art-making inspired by the icon making process.

€10.00

Sacred Circle Dance

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Bring joy and harmony to your mind, body and heart. Easy steps to beautiful music guided by Terry Hennessy and Betty White. Circle dancing is an ancient tradition common to many cultures.  It formed part of special occasions and rituals. Sacred dance helps bring about harmony between body, mind and spirit and creates a real […]

€15.00

Lenten Meditation Series (In person and Online event)

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Join us over three evenings for reflection, compassion practices and sharing during the Lent: Thursday, February 29th  “If everything around seems dark, look again, you may be the light.” Rumi Yeshua says: If they say to you: ‘Where do you come from?’                                 say to them: ‘We come from the Light. Admission for each session €5.00 […]

€5.00

Brigid: A Woman, A Life, A Legacy (Part 1 of 4)

Online

ST BRIGID AND HER FEAST DAY IN IRISH TRADITION Mount St Anne’s in collaboration With Solas Bhride Centre, Kildare offer a Spring Online Course “Brigid: A Woman, A Life, A Legacy" Dr Bairbre Ní Fhloinn, is recently retired as Associate Professor of Irish Folklore and Ethnology at UCD. She was Director of the MA in […]

Lenten Meditation Series (Part 2)

Online

Join us over three evenings for reflection, compassion practices and sharing during the Lent: Thursday, March 7th “If everything around seems dark, look again, you may be the light.” Rumi Yeshua says: If they say to you: ‘Where do you come from?’                                 say to them: ‘We come from the Light. Admission for each session €5.00 […]

€5.00

Brigid: A Woman, A Life, A Legacy (Part 2 of 4)

Online

THE SPIRIT OF ST. BRIGID IN OUR CONTEMPORARY WORLD Mount St Anne’s in collaboration With Solas Bhride Centre, Kildare offer a Spring Online Course “Brigid: A Woman, A Life, A Legacy" Sr. Rita Minehan is a Brigidine Sister and founding member of Solas Bhride Spirituality Centre in Kildare. She is the author of Rekindling the […]

Lenten Meditation Series (Part 3)

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Join us over three evenings for reflection, compassion practices and sharing during the Lent: Thursday, March 14th “If everything around seems dark, look again, you may be the light.” Rumi Yeshua says: If they say to you: ‘Where do you come from?’                                 say to them: ‘We come from the Light. Admission for each session €5.00 […]

€5.00

Brigid: A Woman, A Life, A Legacy (Part 3 of 4)

Online

DECODING ST. BRIGID (Eoghan Corry) Mount St Anne’s in collaboration With Solas Bhride Centre, Kildare offer a Spring Online Course “Brigid: A Woman, A Life, A Legacy" Eoghan Corry is the lead travel commentator in Ireland, as well as being a historian, author and broadcaster. Eoghan will draw on his historical background and his travel […]

Sacred Circle Dance

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Bring joy and harmony to your mind, body and heart. Easy steps to beautiful music guided by Terry Hennessy and Betty White. Circle dancing is an ancient tradition common to many cultures.  It formed part of special occasions and rituals. Sacred dance helps bring about harmony between body, mind and spirit and creates a real […]

March 21st Equinox

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

We invite you to join with us as we mark the Spring Equinox, a point of balance in the year’s yearly cycle. We celebrate the aliveness and vitality that comes with spring.     Venue:  Solas Bhride Spirituality Centre Time:   7.30pm – 9.00pm  ‖    Admission:  €15   ‖   In-Person Event  ‖   Booking Essential

€15.00

Brigid: A Woman, A Life, A Legacy (Part 4 of 4)

Online

ST BRIGID: THRESHOLD WOMAN TO JUSTICE AND COMPASSION (Doris Testa) Mount St Anne’s in collaboration With Solas Bhride Centre, Kildare offer a Spring Online Course “Brigid: A Woman, A Life, A Legacy" Dr Doris Testa is a Brigidine Sister located in Melbourne, Australia. Having a fifty year background in education and social work, she has […]