Monday, March 26, 2012


St. Blath

Feastday: January 29
Died: 523

The cook in St. Brigid's convent, in Kildare, Ireland, also called Flora. She was renowned for her holiness and for her steadfast loyalty to St. Brigid in good times and in bad.

Blath of Kildare
 (also known as Flora)
 Died 523. Saint Blath was the lay-sister who served as cook at Saint Brigid's convent in Kildare. She earned a reputation for heroic sanctity, and of her cooking it is said that

bread and bacon at Brigid's table were better than a banquet elsewhere

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