Brigid"s cloak

an ancient Irish story by Bryce Milligan

Publisher: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers in Grand Rapids, MI

Written in English
Cover of: Brigid
Published: Downloads: 344
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  • Ireland.

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  • Brigid, of Ireland, Saint, ca. 453-ca. 524 -- Legends.,
  • Brigid, of Ireland, Saint, ca. 453-ca. 524 -- Legends.,
  • Jesus Christ -- Nativity -- Folklore.,
  • Clothing and dress -- Folklore.,
  • Folklore -- Ireland.

About the Edition

Relates a legend about the Irish slave girl who became Saint Brigid, beginning with a celestial song, a mysterious gift, and a prophecy on the night of her birth.

Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Bryce Milligan ; illustrated by Helen Cann.
GenreLegends., Folklore.
ContributionsCann, Helen, 1969- ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.M62 Br 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3949376M
ISBN 100802852246
LC Control Number2001040174

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Beautifully illustrated by Helen Cann, "Brigid's Cloak sparkles with the timelessness of legend and the transcending power of faith.

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On the day she is born Brigi. Beautifully illustrated by Helen Cann, Brigid's Cloak sparkles with the timelessness of legend and the transcending power of faith. Author Bio Bryce Milligan is the author of five historical novels andshort story collections for young adults, including theaward winning With the Wind, Kevin Dolan (Corona).A poet, publisher, and teacher, Bryce Pages: The legend of Brigid’s cloak is often told.

It’s the story about the manner in which she came to acquire the land to build her monastery at Kildare. It is often regarded as one of the first miracles associated with her. Oil on Canvas by Barry Maguire, Ireland. She approached the King of Leinster requesting the land on which to build her.

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For 5/5(25). It is a book that will spark much conversation and questions with the opportunity for further research and study of ancient Ireland, Saint Brigid and the Nativity story and setting. I bought this book online without any knowledge of what I was purchasing/5(34).

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Is it her imagination that suddenly takes her to an unfamiliar land?2/5(1). Brigid’s Cloak was a piece of cloth called the Brat-Bhríde which was used for healing and protection during the year. The Brat-Bhríde was the size of a handkerchief. It was left outside the house on night of the 31st of January, by the people who lived there.

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Years later, she is still wearing the now-ragged cloak as fate and wonder lead her to a crowded inn within the town of Bethlehem, where she meets the baby Jesus Christ and his family/5(4).

Brigid’s Cloak, written by Bryce Milligan and illustrated by Helen Cann. “There is nothing so secular that it cannot be sacred, and that is one of the deepest messages of the Incarnation. The wind groaned and swirled that night and likely it seemed to tearthe thatch from the roof.

But when the baby gave her first cry, thewind shushed to a whisper and the stars began to 's Cloak retells an ancient tale about one of Ireland's most beloved saints.

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Brigid prayed, “an angel furnishing the designs, the scribe copying”. Brigid’s Cloak. A favorite Kildare story concerns the founding of Her abbey. Traditionally, the brat bhríde, or Brigid’s Cloak, was laid outside before sunset on the eve of Brigid’s Feastday, 1st February, and brought back in before sunrise.

Blessed by Brigid, ancient Spring goddess and saint, the dew which fell that night imbued the cloth with powers of healing and protection which lasted throughout the year. Brigid's Cloak An Ancient Irish Story (Book): Milligan, Bryce: Relates a legend about the Irish slave girl who became Saint Brigid, beginning with a celestial song, a.

The magic cloak of St Brigid tells the legend of how Kildare Abbey was built by one of Ireland’s most famous Saints. Born approximately AD in County Louth St Brigid was inspired by the preaching of St Patrick and decided to become a Christian at a young age. She is associated with performing miracles, her healing qualities and the founding of Kildare Abbey.

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Brigids Cloak retells an ancient tale about one of Irelands most beloved saints. On the day she is born Brigid receives a brilliant blue cloak from a mysterious Druid/5(42). Brigid's Cloak: An Ancient Irish Story about the beloved Saint Brigid of Ireland ().

On the day she was born she received a wondrous blue cloak from a mysterious Druid. Years later, she is still wearing the cloak when fate and wonder lead her to a crowded inn within the town of Bethlehem, where she meets the baby Jesus Christ and his family.

Get this from a library. Brigid's cloak: an ancient Irish story. [Bryce Milligan; Helen Cann] -- Relates a legend about the Irish slave girl who became Saint Brigid, beginning with a celestial song, a mysterious gift, and a prophecy on the night of her birth.

Brigid is one of the patron saints of Ireland so is prominently found in religious tradition and folklore. Brigid's Cloak, by Bryce Milligan, is a tale retold in a way attractive to younger children about a wonderful and mysterious blue cloak Brigid receives on her birth from a Druid Druid heralds her as "mother of a new Ireland that is to come".Brand: W B Eerdman's Publishing.

Seomra Ranga has been on the web since Since that time, it has built up a strong following amongst Irish educators. The site is a trusted source. All that your cloak covers will be yours.” He expected her to lay it out on the ground.

Instead, she summoned four of her nuns and gave them each a corner of the cloak. Pointing them in the direction of the four cardinal points of the compass, she told them to. Brigid's tale begins on "a wild and windy night" when a girl is born, the slave daughter of a warrior prince.

The baby is visited by a Druid, who declares, "I am one of the fathers of Old Ireland. I greet little Brigid, who will be a mother to the new Ireland that is to come." He leaves the infant with a rich blue cloaAuthor: Bryce Milligan. Brigid's Cloak retells an ancient tale about one of Ireland's most beloved saints.

On the day she is born Brigid receives a brilliant blue cloak from a mysterious Druid. Years later, the young girl still wears the now tattered but beloved cloak while she tends her sheep.

Is it her imagination that suddenly takes her to an unfamiliar land. Brigid of Kildare (c. –) was a nun and abbess who founded several monasteries in Ireland. Christians believe that God performed miracles through Brigid during her lifetime, most of which had to do with is the patron saint of babies, midwives, children whose parents aren't married, scholars, poets, travelers (especially those who travel by water), and farmers (especially.

Traditionally, the brat bhríde, or Brigid’s Cloak, was laid outside before sunset on the eve of Brigid’s Feastday, 1st February, and brought back in before d by Brigid, ancient Spring goddess and saint, the dew which fell that night imbued the cloth with powers of healing and protection which lasted throughout the year.

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But wh. St. Brigid's Cloak is also available in Irish: Brat Naoimh Bhríde. A Changing Libraries Initiative - This site and all content is made available under respective copyrights. See the copyright statement for details.

Supported by the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government.- Brigid's Cloak: An Ancient Irish Story by Bryce Milligan - Author), Helen Cann (Illustrator) Brigid's Cloak" retells an ancient tale about one of Ireland's most beloved saints.

On the day she is born Brigid receives a brilliant blue cloak from a mysterious Druid. Years later, the young girl still wears the now tattered but beloved cloak while she tends her sheep.This beautiful mindfulness colouring sheet is the perfect way to help children reflect on the story of Saint Brigid and her cloak.

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