St Criotan of Macreddin – Feast Day – May 11

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Saint Criotan of Macreddin was born in the 6th century in England. He died in Ireland. We celebrate his feast day on May 11 every year in the Catholic Church.

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St Criotan of Macreddin Biography

Date of Birth 6th century
Country of Birth United Kingdom in Europe
Place of Work England
Date of Death 7th century
Place of Death Ireland
Feast Day May 11
Canonization Pre-Congregation

Saint’s Biography

Saint Criotan of Macreddin was the son of Illudion. After Criotan accidentally killed his father, he retired from the world to live as a swineherd. Criotan was a spiritual student of Saint Petroc. Later he became a monk and traveled to Ireland to study for 20 years. Criotan returned home and founded the church in Sancreed, Cornwall.

Saint Criotan of Macreddin
St. Criotan of Macreddin

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