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Subject: Re: Brigid
From: Shawn Tribe <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:CELTIC-L - The Celtic Culture List.
Date:Sat, 23 Aug 1997 19:39:10 -0400

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>I don't have the time to do the research right now, but St. Briget of
>Kildare Ireland was an abbess of a real abbey.  There was also another
>Briget, probably the pagan goddess, whom the Irish church claims may
>have been at the birth of Jesus.  I'll check my sources and give more
>info tomorrow.

As far as I am concerned St. Brigid exists (not that this holds any
authority :).

But considering how much of the Church's tradition was dumped after Vatican
II, who knows what might have been done to her feast day and status. :(


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