Candlemas Mary Jesus and St. Brigid

Celtic Candlemas Meeting of the Lord, Russian Orthodox icon, 15th century.Anonymous Unknown author • Public domain Candlemas (also spelled Candlemass) is also known as the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord Jesus and also the Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is a Christian Holy Day commemorating the presentation of [...]

Celtic saints of the day 18th April

St. Laserian of Leighlin, Bishop (Laisren, Molaisse, Lamliss) 18 April Born in Ireland; died April 18, c. 639. Probably identical to Saint Lamliss (f.d. March 3), Saint Laserian was the grandson of King Aidan of Scotland, nephew of Saint Blane (f.d. August 11), and son of Cairel and Blitha. This noble Ulster couple entrusted the education [...]