Sunday, September 22, 2019

St Gerald of Mayo Biography – Feast Day: March 13 – Saint of the Day

St Gerald of Mayo Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Gerald of Mayo, Monk was born on 8th Century in Ireland, Asia. Worked in Ireland. Died: 13 March 731 in Galway, Ireland. Feast Day is celebrated on March 13.
The Memorial of Saint Gerald of Mayo – Saint of the Day Biography 

St Gerald, Monk Profile

Date of Birth 8th Century
Country of Birth Ireland of Asia
Matrimony/Holy Orders Monks who became Saints
Profession Monk
Place of Work Ireland
Date of Death 13 March 731
Place of Death Galway, Ireland
Feast Day March 13
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of against plague
St Gerald’s Biography

St Gerald of Mayo was a monk at Lindisfarne, England. He was a friend of Saint Colman of Lindisfarne. He was also a monk at Innisboffin, Ireland in668. Gerald was the head of the Monks at Mayo of the Saxons abbey in 670, a house for the English monks in Ireland.


While there, he served until 697 when he resigned in favor of Saint Adamnan. He saw the supplanting of the Celtic rite with the Roman rite in his abbey.


St Gerald established the abbey of Elytheria in Connaught, Ireland of Teaghna-Saxon and a convent which was led by his sister Segretia. St Gerald is said to might have been bishop of Mayo in Ireland, though the records vary.

Today’s St Gerald of Mayo Quote:

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 St Gerald of Mayo
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St Gerald’s Death

Gerald died on 13 March 731 in Galway, Ireland. The death was because of natural causes. He was buried at Mayo, Ireland.