Rev. Brenda Griffin Warren
Rev. Brenda Griffin Warren is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and currently serves in Interim Ministry. She is married with two grown sons and three cats, two of which are Maine Coons with the Celtic names of St. Hilda and St. Fursey. She writes about the Celtic and Anglo-Saxon saints at: www.saintsbridge.org .
Posts by Rev. Brenda
Rev. Brenda Griffin Warren — CUTHBERT OF LINDISFARNE — c634-March 20, 687 AD St. Cuthbert was the much-loved 7th c. Bishop of Lindisfarne who is the patron saint of Northern England. As the seventh Bishop of Lindisfarne, Cuthbert was known for his gentle strength, wisdom, charm, skillful speaking, prayerful life, and devotion to Christ. Lindisfarne is […]
Rev. Brenda Griffin Warren — Many of us are familiar with the early Irish saint, Brigid (Brigit, Bridget, Bride), one of Ireland’s three patron saints along with St. Patrick and St. Columba. Brigid was a Christian Abbess and founder of several monasteries including the famous Kildare (Cill Dara meaning “Church of the Oak Tree”), which was a double […]
by Rev. Brenda Warren St. Hilda of Whitby 613-November 17, 680 “maintain the gospel peace” St. Hilda of Whitby’s Resurrection day, was November 17, 680. She died at the age of 66, after serving God with creativity, energy, strength, and courage in spite of a six year debilitating illness. Her final words as Abbess to […]
By Rev. Brenda G. Warren Isn’t it interesting how our faith in God often evolves, transforms, and grows richer and deeper over our lifetime? A little over a decade ago, an ancient way of praying and seeking God entered my life that multitudes around the world are also re-discovering. Ambling through the gorgeous tree-filled and […]
by Rev. Brenda Griffin Warren Father James Martin in his book, My Life with the Saints describes saints as simply being “friends on the other side.” For this lifelong Protestant, this was eye-opening, mind-bending, and soul-expanding good news. Father Martin’s words allowed both mind and soul to intersect and to assimilate the idea that I could […]