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The Circle of Brigid

Drawing of COB by Olivia
(Drawing © Olivia Robertson, May 17, 2004)

The rainbow circle of Brigid have the honour of giving forth the well water to those in need.
Each cup represents the holy grail of the new aeon. All members spread Brigid’s rainbow rays
throughout the world for healing, sent forth with wisdom and love.

Olivia Robertson, June 20, 2013

The Circle of Brigid is an advisory board created by Olivia Robertson in 2004. They work from the Foundation Center Temple in Ireland. To help explain their current role, the following was written by Cressida Pryor on October, 2014:1

"Some may wonder what position the Circle of Brigid holds now within the FOI? A simple way to put it is it acts as the FOI’s “central parliament”; the people who ‘parley’ face to face, discuss and reflect together to make executive decisions for the good of the organisation. This function was described by Olivia in 2011 when she envisioned a world centre to coordinate otherwise potentially disparate parts at the unifying address of the Foundation Centre at Clonegal. The FOI is worldwide with thousands of members and has a responsibility to operate through an executive board that is not cumbersome or moribund. The Circle of Brigid has eight members who celebrate the festivals together at Huntington, with Alexander’s permission and blessing and through their regular contact and service are in the best position to further serve the FOI in this capacity. I act as advisor to the COB as does my cousin Pamela who will succeed me as steward in due course. The ethics subcommittee of the COB have recently formulated an excellent and clear Code of Ethics2 and related grievance procedures which will greatly enhance the FOI’s functioning as a caring and open organisation."

Cressida also wrote this of the ongoing work of the Circle of Brigid, the advisory body of the central Temple:

"The ‘original’ FOI, based at and around the Foundation Centre is still strong, alive and vibrant;
is holding festivals regularly and supporting priests and priestesses
in their valuable work and also training new members for the priesthood.
This core of the original FOI is here to serve the Goddess in all her aspects
for the greater good of humanity and this beautiful planet
as the founders originally envisaged." (1/15)

Current Members of the Circle of Brigid:

Cait Branigan
Eimear Burke
Monica Costello
Alison Shelly
Andrew Smith
Deirdre Wadding
Advisor & FOI Steward: Cressida Pryor

Seasonal Festivals:

The Circle of Brigid is also responsible for hosting the seasonal festivals at the Foundation Center Temple: Castle Events

Foundation Center Registration:

To register new FOI centers and titles with the FOI Foundation Center, please see this page: FOI Registration

Isian News, Isian Voices:

Foundation Center Newsletter: Call for submissions

Previous Letters regarding the Circle of Brigid:

Vessel of the Seer: September 22, 2015

Statement Re FOI Recent Developments: October 31, 2014

Letter from Cressida Pryor: Samhain 2014

From the Circle of Brigid: FOI Code of Ethics

From the Circle of Brigid: FOI World Map

Update to the COB Membership: May 7, 2010

Letter from Olivia re: Sharing of Copyright: July 10, 2010

Organization of Festivals Reminder: April 13, 2010

The Global Circle of Brigid by Olivia: June 29, 2009

Original Announcement: May 17, 2004

Well of Truth
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