Fr. Crosby visited us and taught us about the different colours that the priest wears to celebrate each of the liturgical seasons.
We learned that:
Fr. Crosby also taught us about the Brídóg and St. Brigid’s girdle.
We learned that the Brídóg is a doll made from straw, that was used to represent St. Brigid.
On the evening before St. Brigid’s feast day, she was welcomed into people’s houses in the form of Brídóg, in the hope that the saint would give a blessing to the family, ensuring good health and a good harvest.
St. Brigid’s girdle is an arch made from straw with a cross in the middle and signifies that God is always around us.