An Irish monk skilled in the arts of healing and herbology, Fiacre fled to Brittany to avoid the throngs of people asking him for cures and advice. He created a hermitage near a spring and it was said that by walking and poking the earth with a stick, he would get a full-grown garden to appear. In seventeenth-century Paris, the Hotel Fiacre rented out carriages that were referred to as “fiacres” by the general public. Cabs in Paris are stilled called by this name.
Other patronages: box makers, florists, gardeners, hosiers, tile makers
Invoked: against barrenness, fistulas, hemorrhoids, venereal diseases