St BRIDGETAlso known as BRIDGET-OF-KILDARE
Patron Saint of Babies, Single Parents, Infants, Farmhands, Chickens and Poultry, Dairy Farmers and much much more.
A beautiful young maiden who was so horrified at the thought that a man might fancy her that she prayed for ugliness.
Originally a very popular Celtic Goddess (see BRIGIT), she was 'borrowed' and given a new identity to promote the Christian Faith. Unless it's a complete coincidence.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Female
Type : Saint or Sage
Celebration or Feast Day : February 1st
Birth and Death Dates : 455-525
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : BRIDGET-OF-KILDARE
Popularity index : 347
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