St. Abigail

~5th / 6th Century
County Clare, Ireland
Patron Saint Of:
Feast day:
February 11

Saint Abigail is an Irish saint and is known for her use of herbal medicine to heal people,her skills as a beekeeper, and for protecting her village from the plague. There is a popular story of her chasing away a thief along with a swarm of bees. The thief was forced to return the cows he had stolen. Her religious order focused on caring for those with ailments.

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