St Cuthbert of Lindisfarne Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date
Cuthbert of Lindisfarne
|Date of Birth||634 AD|
|Country of Birth||United Kingdom of Europe|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Saints who were Monks|
|Profession||Shepherd, Monk, Evangelist|
|Place of Work||Lindisfarne|
|Date of Death||20 March 687|
|Place of Death||Lindisfarne, England|
|Feast Day||March 20, September|
|Beatification||Beatified by N/A|
|Canonization||Canonized by Pre-Congregation|
|Patron Saint of||mariners
against plague epidemics
Hexham and Newcastle, England, diocese
Lancaster, England, diocese
St Cuthbert of Lindisfarne Biography
He was also known as:
- Thaumaturgus of England
- Wonder-Worker of England
St Cuthbert of Lindisfarne was born in 634 AD in the British Isles. He was orphaned at an early age. He became a Shepherd. Cuthbert Received a vision of Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne entering heaven.
This sight led Cuthbert to become a Benedictine monk at the age of 17 at the monastery of Melrose, which had been established by Saint Aidan. Guest-master at Melrose where he was known for his charity to poor travelers. It is said that Cuthbert once entertained an angel disguised as a beggar. He was a Spiritual student of Saint Boswell. Prior to Melrose in 664 AD.
Due to a dispute over liturgical practices, Cuthbert and other monks abandoned Melrose for Lindisfarne. When there, he worked with Saint Eata. Prior and then head of the monks of Lindisfarne until 676 AD. He became a Hermit on the Farnes Islands. He was also the Bishop of Hexham, England. Bishop of Lindisfarne in 685 AD. Cuthbert was a friend of Saint Ebbe the Elder. He worked with plague victims in 685 AD and was a Noted (miraculous) healer. He had the gift of prophecy.
Evangelist in his diocese, often to the discomfort of local authorities both secular and ecclesiastical. Presided over his abbey and his diocese during the time when Roman rites were supplanting the Celtic, and all the churches in the British Isles were brought under a single authority.