Sunday, August 18, 2019

Saint Kentigerna – Saint of the Day – January 7

St. Kentigerna Biography

Saint Kentigerna Profile. Born: 6th century in Ireland, Europe. Worked in Scotland. Died: 734 AD in Inch Cailleach, Scotland. Feast Day is celebrated on January 7.

 

The Memorial of St. Kentigerna – Saint of the Day

St. Kentigerna Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth 6th century
Country of Birth Ireland of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Married
Profession Laywoman
Place of Work Scotland
Date of Death 734 AD
Place of Death Inch Cailleach, Scotland
Feast Day January 7
Beatification  
Canonization Canonized by Pre congregation
Patron Saint of  

 

Saint’s Biography

Saint Kentigerna was born in Ireland once in the 6th century. She was the daughter of Prince Kelly of Leinster and Saint Coellen. Kentigerna married the prince and became the mother of Saint Fillan. When Kentigerna became a widow, she left Ireland to Scotland and lived as a nun there. She lived for the rest of her life as a monarch on the island of Inch Cailleach in Loch Lomond. 

Death

Kentigerna died in 734 AD on Inch Cailleach, Scotland. A church was named after her.

Saint Kentigerna
St. Kentigerna