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Saint Brigid of Kildare, window by Chicago artist Plamen Petrov

This is a Brigid's or St. Brigid's cross. Brigid's crosses are associated with Brigid of Kildare, who is venerated as one of the patron saints of Ireland. The crosses are traditionally made on 1 February, which in the Irish language is called Lá Fhéile Bhríde (St. Brigid's feast day), the day of her liturgical celebration.

Four Fires

Brigid's Cross - Many rituals are associated with the making of the crosses. It was traditionally believed that a Brigid's Cross protects the house from fire and evil. It is hung in many Irish and Irish-American kitchens for this purpose.

15 Prayers of St. Bridget of Sweden Honoring the Wounds of Jesus Christ, with wonderful promises of salvation an avoiding purgatory.

15 Prayers of St. Bridget of Sweden Honoring the Wounds of Jesus Christ, with wonderful promises of salvation an avoiding purgatory.

Andrea Hess  There is something pretty rad about the Dalai Lama holding up Brigid's cross and flame in Kildare, Ireland.     "In his first visit to Ireland in 20 years the Dalai Lama spoke to a large crowd in Dublin before visiting Kildare town where he was greeted by school children and presented with a St Brigid's Cross and a St Brigid's Flame     http://www.brigidine.org.au/news/view_article.cfm?id=26=4

The Dalai Lama holding a St. Brigid of Kildare Cross.

St. Brigid is buried with St. Patrick and St. Columba in Ireland.

Brigid is buried with St. Patrick and St. Columba in Ireland.

St. Brigid of Ireland icon by Theophilia.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

Brigid of Ireland (born died aged She is the patron saint of Ireland, cattle, dairy farmers, and newborns.

Brigid On the eve of Imbolc, it was the custom to hang a pure white wool cloth outside on a tree.  The cloth was believed to absorb the energy of the goddess, and sanctified in this way it would serve as an altar cloth or special talisman.

Love of the Goddess: Brigids Sacred Day of Fire, Imbolc

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