St. Ita (also known as Ida, Deirdre, Dierdre, Dorothy), information, icons, art, gifts, Celtic saint, Ireland

St. Ita St. Ita  
foster mother to the saints of Ireland  
"What three things does God most love?" asked young Brendan*.

A pure heart with faith in God; a simple, spiritual life; and generous acts of charity," replied Mother Ita.

 *Brendan the Navigator is said to have been one of Ita's students. If so, she certainly fostered a sense of wonder, adventure, curiosity and perseverance in her charges...surely an inspiration for both mothers and teachers!

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As of Jan 6, 2013, St. Ita has her own blog!

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