. St Gobnait

Gobnait (Gobnet, Gobhnet, Gobnaid, Gobnata, or Gobnatae), was born in County Clare, Ireland, sometime in the 5th or 6th century. Gobnait is Irish for Abigail (“Brings Joy”). As the patron saint of bee­keep­ers, her name also has been angli­cized as Deborah, meaning “Honey Bee.”

Her Feast Day is February 11.

Gobnait’s Blog is located here:

Visit St. Gobnait’s Hive

Click to visit.




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