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The Book of St. Brigid

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ISBN: 9781999592035
AuthorKeane, Colm
Pub Date08/09/2021
BindingPaperback
Pages224
CountryIRL
Dewey922.22
Publisher: Capel Island
Quick overview The life story, miracles and cures of the iconic feminist saint, Brigid of Kildare, including her legacy to the present day.
€14.99

Feminist, farmer, abbess, bishop, convent founder and miracle worker, St. Brigid has inspired Irish women and men down through the ages. She cared for the poor, healed the sick, and managed monastic settlements.
She became patron saint of revolutionaries and women fighting for their rights. She is also credited with inventing the Rosary beads, brewing ale, and inspiring the first tiered wedding cake and Buy Irish campaign.
Pirate Queen Grace O'Malley, Lady Gregory and Maud Gonne MacBride regarded her as a guiding light. All of them, including Brigitte Bardot, Bridget Hitler and Cromwell's daughter Bridget, are featured in this book.
The book also describes her holy wells, St. Brigid's Crosses, churches, miracles and cures - providing you with all you will ever need to know about Ireland's female patron saint.

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Feminist, farmer, abbess, bishop, convent founder and miracle worker, St. Brigid has inspired Irish women and men down through the ages. She cared for the poor, healed the sick, and managed monastic settlements.
She became patron saint of revolutionaries and women fighting for their rights. She is also credited with inventing the Rosary beads, brewing ale, and inspiring the first tiered wedding cake and Buy Irish campaign.
Pirate Queen Grace O'Malley, Lady Gregory and Maud Gonne MacBride regarded her as a guiding light. All of them, including Brigitte Bardot, Bridget Hitler and Cromwell's daughter Bridget, are featured in this book.
The book also describes her holy wells, St. Brigid's Crosses, churches, miracles and cures - providing you with all you will ever need to know about Ireland's female patron saint.

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