Events

World Health Day – April 7
05 Apr 2017

World Health Day – April 7

World Health Day, celebrated on 7 April each year to mark the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organisation, provides an unique opportunity  to mobilise action around a

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World Water Day
21 Mar 2017

World Water Day

On 22 March every year, World Water Day is about taking action to tackle the water crisis. Today, there are over 663 million people living without a safe water supply

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Feile Bhride 2017 at Solas Bhride, Kildare
05 Jan 2017

Feile Bhride 2017 at Solas Bhride, Kildare

Brigid: Flame of Justice and Peace is the overall theme for Feile Bhride 2017 re-connecting with the theme of the first Feile, Brigid, Prophetess, Earthwoman, Peacemaker which was organised by

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Christmas Greetings
23 Dec 2016

Christmas Greetings

Since the beginning of time, our Universe has been evolving and unfolding in one great act of coming to birth. At Christmas we celebrate a most significant birth – that

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Week Four of Advent
16 Dec 2016

Week Four of Advent

As we light all four candles on our Advent wreaths for the fourth week of Advent, we, like God’s people in past ages, renew our trust in the coming of the Messiah. For

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Human Rights Day, 2016
09 Dec 2016

Human Rights Day, 2016

Brigidines join the global community to mark Human Rights Day on 10 December. This day commemorates the occasion on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 2016,

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Week Three of Advent
08 Dec 2016

Week Three of Advent

In the third week of Advent let us focus anew on those things that bring us hope and joy! It’s often easy to become downhearted or to feel paralyzed by

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Week Two of Advent
01 Dec 2016

Week Two of Advent

In the second week of Advent, we remember Israel’s hope for the coming of God’s Messiah. This week is now our time to prepare our hearts and our world to welcome

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Week One of Advent
27 Nov 2016

Week One of Advent

Even though we know the Advent season well, let’s not rush past the new possibilities that the God of Life is offering us in these weeks. This is a time of

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Thanksgiving Time
26 Nov 2016

Thanksgiving Time

The citizens of USA, including the Brigidine Sisters who live and minister there, have celebrated Thanksgiving Day during this past week. As you consider the many things for which you give thanks this

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Happy Thanksgiving Day!
24 Nov 2016

Happy Thanksgiving Day!

We remember the Brigidine Sisters who live and work in the United States of America. Happy Thanksgiving! They and their associates celebrate the lovely festival of Thanksgiving this Thursday to

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Universal Children’s Day – 20 November
19 Nov 2016

Universal Children’s Day – 20 November

In reminding the world community of this event, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stated:  “This year, I wish to emphasize the importance of ensuring that the commitments made by the international

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Hiroshima Day
05 Aug 2016

Hiroshima Day

Hiroshima Day commemorates 6 August 1945, the day when an atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, followed a few days later by another dropped on the

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World Youth Day
25 Jul 2016

World Youth Day

World Youth Day will be held in Kraków, Poland from July 25 – 31, 2016. This year the focus is on the human search for happiness as expressed in the

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Earthsong Annual Symposium
22 Jun 2016

Earthsong Annual Symposium

This year the theme is “Celebrating the Life of Insects”. “If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten

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World Refugee Day – 2016
17 Jun 2016

World Refugee Day – 2016

On World Refugee Day, held every year on June 20th, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees. This year, World Refugee Day

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2016 World Day Against Child Labour
11 Jun 2016

2016 World Day Against Child Labour

The World Day Against Child Labour marked on 12 June this year aims to raise awareness on how to keep child labour out of supply chains, according to the International

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Biological Diversity Day
20 May 2016

Biological Diversity Day

Since 2000, May 22 has been celebrated by the United  United Nations as the International Day of Biological Diversity, to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues across our planet. 

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29 Apr 2016

Not For Sale Sunday

The buying, selling and inhumane “use” of persons – children, women and men – is today’s most common form of slavery. It can occur regardless of race, class, education, gender,

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International Mother Earth Day
20 Apr 2016

International Mother Earth Day

Recognizing Mother Earth reflects the interdependence that exists among human beings, other living species and the planet we all inhabit. The UN General Assembly has declared 22 April as International

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Palm Sunday Rallies – 20 March 2016
11 Mar 2016

Palm Sunday Rallies – 20 March 2016

Brigidine Sisters invite everyone to show their solidarity and support for asylum seekers and refugees on Palm Sunday. Those unable to attend a rally are asked to pray on that

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St Brigid’s Day
27 Jan 2016

St Brigid’s Day

February 1st Celebrate St Brigid of Kildare Happy St Brigid’s Day to all our Brigidine Sisters, associates colleagues and co-workers. As her feast dawns across the globe and Brigid spreads

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BrigidFest 2016
21 Dec 2015

BrigidFest 2016

BrigidFest 2016 will take place on Sunday, 14 February 2016, at the Celtic Club in Melbourne, with a presentation by Maeve O’Leary on “The women of 1916: a personal story”.

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Christmas Wishes 2015
21 Dec 2015

Christmas Wishes 2015

  Christmas Wishes As we celebrate Christmas, may the gifts of this Holy Season renew our energies and fill us with the Compassion of our God who came to live

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Buying gifts this Christmas?
15 Dec 2015

Buying gifts this Christmas?

 Buy only Fair Trade Chocolate this Christmas. At our 2011 Congregational Forum, Brigidines were “encouraged to examine our purchasing practices so that we support local businesses and Fair Trade as

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ADVENT –  2015
01 Dec 2015

ADVENT – 2015

As we light our Advent candles may the Light of the world shine on us. As we prepare for Christmas, may we commit to rekindling light and life for the

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New website is launched!
24 Nov 2015

New website is launched!

We’re extremely proud of the new look and feel and invite you to click around and discover all we have to offer. About Us is where you will discover the

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