Today as we celebrate the feast of St. Brigid, we reflect on her compassion and love for dairy cows. In a world full of sound bites and superficial arguments, the thought of St. Brigid, her kindness and dedication to the dignity of manual work among animals in the dairy and respect for the rural land gives us pause and a chance to ponder what is truly important.
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St. Brigid’s Day
St. Brigid - was born in A.D. 451 or 452 to a pagan father and a Christian slave mother. Her impoverished, enslaved mother did her best to raise her well, and a white red-eared cow is said to have provided all the food St. Brigid needed to grow, indicating that she was special indeed as white red-eared cows are rare in