Saint Forannan – Saint of the Day – April 30

Today is Tuesday, May 30, 2023

St. Forannan Biography

St. Forannan Profile. Born: 9th century in Ireland, Europe. Worked in Ireland. Died: 982 in Ireland. Feast Day is celebrated on April 30.


The Memorial of St. Forannan – Saint of the Day

St. Forannan 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

9th century

Country of Birth

Ireland in Europe

Matrimony/Holy Orders

Saints who were Monks


Priest, Bishop, Monk

Place of Work


Date of Death


Place of Death


Feast Day

April 30




Canonized by Pre-Congregation

Patron Saint of

Saint Forannan
St. Forannan

Saint’s Biography

Saint Forannan was a priest then bishop of Domhnach-Mor, Ireland, a diocese that no longer exists. He emigrated to Belgium and helped established Waulsort Abbey and became a monk there. Abbot in 962, establishing it as a Benedictine house. He died in 982 of natural causes.

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