The Story of Easter… Told By The Women Who Were There. Each year on Holy Saturday, Brigid’s Place invites you to Easter in Memory of Her, an innovative service of music and mediation that celebrates the voices of the women who loved Jesus — Mary the Mother, the woman at the well, the woman who anointed Jesus, Mary of Bethany, and Mary Magdalene. The service imagines the thoughts and prayers of the women surrounding Jesus and blends them with the music performed by singers from the Houston Chamber Choir and words written by Rice University professor April DeConick and Cathedral Canon Betty Adam.
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Join Brigid's Place as we celebrate St. Brigid's Feast Day February 2, 2020 3:00 o'clock in the afternoon Mellinger Room, Christ Church Cathedral St. Brigid of Kildare is a woman Saint, shrouded in mystery. Known for her generosity and radical hospitality, Brigid crosses time and space to be present with us now as we weave our stories of faith. Join us Sunday, February 2nd as we tell the stories of her […]
January 6, 2020 - Women's Christmas There is a custom, rooted in Ireland, of celebrating Epiphany (January 6, which brings the Christmas season to a close) as Women's Christmas. It originated as a day when the women, who often carried the domestic responsibilities all year, took Epiphany as an occasion to celebrate together at the end of the holidays, leaving hearth and home to the men for a few hours. Women’s