Saint Gobnata

Also known as

  • Abigail
  • Albina
  • Deborah
  • Gobnet
  • Gobnait

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Sixth century abbess of a convent at in Ballyvourney, Ireland. A holy well there that is named for her still exists. Legend says that she found the site of the convent by chasing a white deer; an angel told her to follow it until she found a herd of nine white deer and found her house there.

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Gobnata“. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 February 2017. Web. 26 April 2017. <>