St. Brigid's Cross | 9.5" x 9.5" x 1" | Made in Ireland | All Handcrafted, All Natural Saint Brigid's Cross | Mounted On Unique Irish Scenic History Card

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St. Brigid's Cross | 9.5" x 9.5" x 1" | Made in Ireland | All Handcrafted, All Natural Saint Brigid's Cross | Mounted On Unique Irish Scenic History Card

St. Brigid's Cross | 9.5" x 9.5" x 1" | Made in Ireland | All Handcrafted, All Natural Saint Brigid's Cross | Mounted On Unique Irish Scenic History Card

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By rejecting non-essential cookies, Reddit may still use certain cookies to ensure the proper functionality of our platform. We collect and process your personal data for the purposes of informing you of our products and services. Brigid’s Cross popping up everywhere, whether as a symbol in posters or an ornament hanging from doorways. The Christian version of the story has Brigid creating the cross at the deathbed of a local pagan chieftain (some say it was actually her father). In rare cases, Brigid's cross may be set fully inside a circle; this is known as a "wheel cross" or "St.

With that came Celtic Christianity and missionaries whose life purpose was to spread the word of God. Brigid’s Cross represents the Christianisation of an ancient Celtic symbol and is associated with the Irish saint, Brigid.The cross became a lasting part of Irish culture, and it was even the logo of RTÉ, Ireland’s national broadcasting TV station, for quite some time. Outside of Ireland, Brigid's crosses are also customarily hung in Glastonbury, England, in accordance with a local legend that says Brigid of Kildare visited the town in 488 CE. If you'd like to leave your details here , we'll come back to you when we are able to start making them again.

PRIZE WINNER: Tom's Brigid's Cross was awarded Best Overall Product Winner at the Showcase Ireland 2023 event at Dublin's RDS. Alternative: You can substitute straw, OR pipe cleaners, OR paper drinking straws, OR thin rolled up tubes made from newspaper or magazines.The pagan festival was associated with the goddess Brigid, considered among the most powerful of the Celtic goddesses. The symbol began when St Brigid, Ireland’s only female patron saint, was by the sick bed of a dying pagan chieftain. The tradition of weaving her cross from reeds for 1st February, to celebrate the arrival of Spring, continues to this day in rural Ireland. Although some of the monks had never heard of using beeswax for cosmetic purposes, a recipe was soon discovered and production of Sanctuary Balm began. As well as being Ireland’s only female patron saint, she is also considered the patron saint of Irish nuns, newborns, midwives, dairymaids, and cattle!

You can recite this prayer afterwards: “May the blessing of God, Father, Son and Holy Ghost be on this Cross and on the place where it hangs and on everyone who looks on it. They protect the household, the farm, and the land, and highlight the old tension - and reciprocity - between Ireland’s Christian and pagan pasts. The spiral of the Brighid cross invokes the North Star and the pattern that the Big Dipper makes in the sky over the course of a year.It’s debatable who her parents were, but the most popular version says that her father was Dubhthach, a pagan chieftain, and Brocca, a slave woman who became a Christian after being baptized by St.



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