“Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls; on finding one pearl of great value, he went and sold all that he had and bought it.” ~ Matthew 13:45-46
Literal meaning: Ninth Pearl
The ninth soul we have been entrusted to love and form in virtue. May she seek first the kingdom of heaven.
Patron saints: St Nona (Non) the mother of St. David, patron saint of Wales and Dave’s name saint.
St. Margaret of Scotland, English princess and Scottish queen, known as “Pearl of Scotland.” Also had a son named David, who became king.
Nod to Dave’s British Isles heritage, as well as his name saint 2 ways, and his mom’s given name as well.
Famous Nona: Strega Nona, character by Tomie de Paola.