Saint Ceara of Ireland (+March 15)
Commemorated on March 15
Saint Ceara of Ireland was an abbess in the 7th century who died in 679. Known for her fervent prayers, one story recounts that the people of a village had a violent and foul smelling fire raging and destroying the town. St. Brendan told the people to seek out St. Ceara's prayers. The townspeople listened, and through her prayers the fire vanished. Additionally she is known for establishing 2 monasteries one at Kilkeary and the other at Tech Telle.