New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Darerca


5th or 6th century. Her history is obscured by legend. She is said to have been the sister or relative of Saint Patrick, and mother of Saints Mel, Sechnall, Rioc, and other Irish saints. Her miracles and prophecies are renowned. Patroness of Valencia island, Ireland. Feast, 22 March.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Darerca”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 October 2012. Web. 23 January 2022. <>