A Gaelic Nativity Play

A Gaelic Nativity Play

I love the controlled chaos of a children’s Christmas pageant. Nothing ever goes exactly how it’s supposed to, but it’s always hilarious and heart-warming. In 2011 I wrote a Gaelic nativity play for Gaelic learners. I was motivated by the desire to integrate more...
The Gaelic Family?

The Gaelic Family?

As I write this, it’s World Communion Sunday. My church, the United Church of Canada, observes this ecumenical celebration which originated with a Presbyterian church in Pittsburgh, Pennyslvania, USA. How does this relate to Gaelic? Bear with me. The Bible reading and...
A Gaelic church service in Cape Breton

A Gaelic church service in Cape Breton

Although Gaelic-speaking ministers and priests were once plentiful in Nova Scotia, only a precious few church services now take place through the medium of Gaelic. For the last five years, there have been only a few each year. One of them is the annual ecumenical...