Brigit of Kildare’s Spiritual Practice

One day holy Brigit needed to attend a gathering of the people for a compelling practical reason, and she sat in her chariot, which was drawn by two horses. As she sat in her vehicle, she practiced on earth the life of heaven, as was her custom, by contemplative meditation, and prayed to her Lord.Thus wrote Cogitosus, the seventh-century Irish monk who authored the earliest biography of Saint Brigit. It is included in Oliver Davies' wonderful anthology Celtic Spirituality in the Classics of … [Read more...]