Saint Cronan of Roscrea – Saint of the Day – April 28

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St. Cronan of Roscrea Biography

St. Cronan of Roscrea Profile. Born: 7th century in Ireland, Europe. Worked in Ireland. Died: 626 AD in Ireland. Feast Day is celebrated on April 28.


The Memorial of St. Cronan of Roscrea – Saint of the Day

St. Cronan of Roscrea 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 7th century
Country of Birth Ireland in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Monks
Profession Abbot
Place of Work Ireland
Date of Death 626 AD
Place of Death Ireland
Feast Day April 28
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of  
Saint Cronan of Roscrea
St. Cronan of Roscrea

Saint’s Biography

Saint Cronan of Roscrea spent his youth in Connaught, Ireland. In 610 AD Croman returned to his native district and founded several monasteries including in Roscrea. Croman served as the house’s first abbot and established a famous school.


Croman died in 626 of natural causes in Ireland.

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