Saint Fintán of Clonenagh Biography
St. Fintán of Clonenagh 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||N/A|
|Country of Birth||Ireland in Europe|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Saints who were Monks|
|Place of Work||Ireland|
|Date of Death||603 AD|
|Place of Death||N/A|
|Feast Day||February 17|
|Beatification||Beatified by N/A|
|Canonization||Canonized by Pre-Congregation|
|Patron Saint of||N/A|
Saint Fintán of Clonenagh was a spiritual student of Saint Columba and a hermit at Clonenagh in Ireland. He formed a house for people who always hanged around him as his students and became their abbot. Fintan set it so nice that the neighboring monasteries complained that they could not keep up with the level.
He was the spiritual teacher of Saint Comgall of Bangor.
It is said that his mother was visited by an angel to explain that she bore a holy son. Fintan was known to have gifts of prophecy and knowledge for future events. It was witnessed that when he prayed, light surrounded him.