Welcome to Solas Bhríde Centre and Hermitages.

Solas Bhríde is a Christian Spirituality Centre which welcomes people of all faiths and of no faith. The vision of the centre is to welcome all to know and be inspired by Saint Brigid whose legacy is ever more relevant for our world today.

Heritage Week 2022

Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage is our core ministry, welcoming and facilitating those who wish to undertake a personal pilgrimage, celebrate our Christian Celtic heritage and our interconnectedness with all creation.

The values of Saint Brigid underpin all our activities.

Hospitality

Ecological Awareness

Social Justice

Contemplation

Compassion & Peace

Tranquillity & Celebration

You will find a céad míle fáilte on visiting Solas Bhríde. For information on programme of events and centre facilities please continue to scroll through our site.

Upcoming Events at Solas Bhríde

Sep 2022
22 September 2022 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Ireland
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Free

Season of Creation : Listen to the Voice of Creation

“The entire material universe speaks of God’s love, God’s boundless affection for us. Soil, mountains everything is, as it were, a caress of God” Laudato Si  84 The Season of Creation is the annual ecumenical celebration of prayer and action for our common home. The theme chosen for 2022 is “Listen to the Voice of...

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23 September 2022 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Ireland
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Free

Celebrating the Autumn Equinox: A Time of Balance and Culture Night

Celebrating Culture Night and the Autumn Equinox. Our Celtic ancestors, being an agricultural people, were very attuned to the rhythm of the seasons. In our celebration this evening we will give thanks for the abundance of autumn and honour the wisdom of our ancestors and our culture and celebrate with music, poetry and ritual. The...

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29 September 2022 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Ireland
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Season of Creation: Being more attuned to the Voice of Creation

The Season of Creation is the annual ecumenical celebration of prayer and action for our common home. The theme chosen for 2022 is “Listen to the Voice of Creation”.

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Oct 2022
06 October 2022 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Ireland
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Season of Creation: To be transformed by the Voice of Creation

“The entire material universe speaks of God’s love, God’s boundless affection for us. Soil, mountains everything is, as it were, a caress of God” LS 84 The Season of Creation is the annual ecumenical celebration of prayer and action for our common home. The theme chosen for 2022 is “Listen to the Voice of Creation”....

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19 October 2022 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Ireland
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€15,00

Sacred Dance

“Sacred dance is an expression of prayer through the language of the body” – Gabrielle Wosien. Sacred dance helps bring about harmony between body, mind and spirit and creates a real sense of belonging and a feeling of togetherness. Terry and Betty will guide us gently and mindfully through sacred movement that allows us to...

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27 October 2022 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Ireland
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€15,00

Samhain: The End of the Old and the Beginning of the New

“At this time of year when nature sleeps, we pause and consider our own humanity as temporal and as eternal beings” Book of Kells. Samhain is traditionally the beginning of the Celtic year- marking the end of the old and the beginning of a whole new cycle. Samhain was that time of year when our...

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Nov 2022
03 November 2022 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Ireland
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We Remember : Remembering our Loved Ones

“Grief is in two parts, the first is loss. The second is remaking of life.” Anne Roipe We invite you to join with us for first of our three evenings of reflection, meditation, and practice on the themes of: Personal Loss and Grief: This evening we will take time to remember our loved ones who...

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10 November 2022 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Ireland
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Free

In November We Remember: Communal Loss and Suffering

Week 2: Communal Loss and Suffering We invite you to join with us for the second of our In November we Remember evenings of reflection, meditation, and practice. The Theme for this evening’s reflection is on grieving the loss of identity and sense of home. Communal Loss and Grief : This evening we remember collective...

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16 November 2022 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Ireland
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€15,00

Sacred Dance

“Sacred dance is an expression of prayer through the language of the body” – Gabrielle Wosien. Sacred dance helps bring about harmony between body, mind and spirit and creates a real sense of belonging and a feeling of togetherness. Terry and Betty will guide us gently and mindfully through sacred movement that allows us to...

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17 November 2022 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Ireland
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Free

In November We Remember: Remembering Loss of Biodiversity

Week 2: Communal Loss and Suffering We invite you to join with us for the last of our In November we Remember series of reflection, meditation, and practice on the themes of: Grief of our Planet Earth: where we remember the loss of biodiversity and the extinction and threatened extinction of many life-forms. Each session...

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Dec 2022
01 December 2022 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Ireland
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Free

Advent Meditation Series: Week 1 A Time of Awakening

Week 1; Advent: A Time of Awakening Advent is an invitation to a place of possibility, a place of depth where transformation can take place. We invite you to Three evenings of reflection and meditation on Advent: Week 1; Advent: A Time of Awakening Week 2: Advent: A Time of Hope Week 3: Advent: A...

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07 December 2022 7:30 pm
€15,00

Sacred Dance

“Sacred dance is an expression of prayer through the language of the body” – Gabrielle Wosien. Sacred dance helps bring about harmony between body, mind and spirit and creates a real sense of belonging and a feeling of togetherness. Terry and Betty will guide us gently and mindfully through sacred movement that allows us to...

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08 December 2022 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Ireland
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Advent Meditation Series: Week 2: A Time of Hope

Week 1; Advent: A Time of Hope Advent is an invitation to a place of possibility, a place of depth where transformation can take place. Venue:  Solas Bhride Centre Time:     7.30 p.m. – 8.15 p.m. In person and online event Book here: For those of you joining online the link will be sent out on...

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15 December 2022 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Ireland
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Advent: A Time of Joy

Week 3; Advent: A Time of Joy Advent is an invitation to a place of possibility, a place of depth where transformation can take place. Venue:  Solas Bhride Centre Time:     7.30 p.m. – 8.15 p.m. In person and online event Book here: For those of you joining online the link will be sent out on...

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21 December 2022 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Ireland
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€15,00

Winter Solstice: Turning towards the Light

Our Celtic Ancestors on Winter solstice welcomed and celebrated the re-birth of the sun. It was at this season that the Christian community choose to celebrate the birth of Jesus. In times of darkness we are invited to turn towards the Light, to seek the Light, to welcome the Light. Venue:  Solas Bhride Centre Time: ...

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