St. Brigid’s Day, February 1, marks the start of Celtic spring
February 1, 2016
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“Imbolc, also known as the Feast of Brigid, celebrates the arrival of longer, warmer days and the early signs of spring on February 1.
In ancient Irish mythology, Brigid was a fire goddess. Nowadays, her canonization is celebrated with a perpetual flame at her shrine in Kildare.
St. Brigid represents the Irish aspect of divine femininity in her role as patron of babies.”
Read more @ http://www.irishcentral.com/roots/st-brigids-day-1st-february-marks-the-start-of-celtic-spring-189211061-237561961.html
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