Restoring Brigid, Restoring Justice

Editor’s Note. This article was originally posted by Shannon M.D. Smith on the Women of the Water website as “A Time of Justice, A Season of Renewal” in January 2021 and on the CEE website on March 8, 2021 to mark President Biden’s Proclamation on Irish-American Heritage Month, 2021. CEE is reposting it now to lift up St. Brigid’s Day, celebrated on February 1 in Ireland. Beginning this year, Brigid’s Day will be an official bank holiday in the country, to be commemorated on the first Monday in February.  We sing a song to BrigidBrigid brings the springAwakens all the fields and flowersAnd calls the birds to sing…

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