Saint Donnan of Eigg – Saint of the Day – April 17

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St. Donnan of Eigg Biography

St. Donnan of Eigg Profile. Born: 500’s in Ireland, Europe. Worked in Ireland. Died: 618 in Scotland. Feast Day is celebrated on April 17.

The Memorial of St. Donnan of Eigg – Saint of the Day

St. Donnan of Eigg 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 500’s
Country of Birth Ireland of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Monks
Profession Priest, Monk
Place of Work Ireland
Date of Death 618
Place of Death Scotland
Feast Day April 17
Canonization Canonized by Pope Leo XIII on July 11 1898
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Saint Donnan of Eigg
Saint Donnan of Eigg

Saint’s Biography

Saint Donnan was born in the 500’s in Ireland. He was one of the many Irish monks who followed the Saint Columbia of Iona. Little is known about him . He was killed together with 52 brother monks by pagan raiders.

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