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Sunday, January 31, 2010

Imbolc



February 1 and/or 2 is Imbolc, and the feast day of St. Brigid (Bride), and Candlemas/Presentation of Jesus at the Temple, and Groundhog Day :) It makes for some nice pictures ....


- Bill Murray and Punxsutawney Phil


- Presentation of Jesus in the Temple by Fra Angleico


- St Bride by John Duncan. According to Scottish legend, St. Brigid/St. Bride was taken be angels from the island of Iona to Bethlehem on the night of Jesus' birth to be Mary's midwife and/or Jesus' foster mother


3 Comments:

Blogger Jana said...

Hi Crystal,
nice post. I saw some related info at National Geographic -
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/02/photogalleries/100202-groundhog-day-punxsutawney-phil-pictures/#025784_600x450.jpg
- thought you might enjoy these pics.
Jana

8:07 PM  
Blogger crystal said...

Thanks, Jana :)

10:37 PM  
Blogger crystal said...

Oh - Punxsutawney Phil - so cute!

10:38 PM  

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