Book of Saints – Darerca


DARERCA (Saint) Widow. (March 22) (5th century) Saint Patrick’s sister. Her name, derived from the Irish Diar-sheare, signifying constant or firm love, denotes her characteristic in God’s service. At what date in the fifth century she died is not known. She is reputed to have left many sons, some of whom became Bishops.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Darerca”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 October 2012. Web. 27 January 2022. <>