Thu, May 9, 2019
Our Lady of Aristocratus or Aristocratissa, Byzantine icon
Sat, Mar 9, 2019
Saint Abigail was born in County Clare, Other names of the saint are Gobnait (Gobnet, Gobhnet, Gobnaid, Gobnata, or Gobnatae). Gobnait is Irish for Abigail (“Brings Joy”).
As the patron saint of beekeepers, her name also has been anglicized as Deborah, meaning “Honey Bee.”