Saint Munchin of Limerick – Feast Day – January 2

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Saint Munchin of Limerick was born in Ireland, Europe. He worked in Ireland and died on 7th century in Europe. His feast Day is celebrated on January 2 every year.

Saint Munchin of Limerick Biography
Date of Birth N/A
Country of Birth Ireland of Europe
Profession N/A
Place of Work Europe
Date of Death 7th century
Place of Death N/A
Feast Day January 2
Beatification Beatified by Pre congregation
Canonization Canonized by Pre congregation
Patron Saint of
  • Limerick, Ireland, city of
  • Limerick, Ireland, diocese of

Saint Munchin of Limerick Life History

St Munchino/Muchin of Limerick was a bishop, Known as “Il Saggio”, its name means “little monk”.

His memory is linked to his foundation of Innis Ibhton on the Shannon in Ireland, around which arose and developed Limerick which takes its name from a variant of his, Luimnich and of which he is today Patron.

It is supposed to be from the Clan of the Dal Cais who lived in the Ennistimon region, west coast of County Clare.

Saint Munchin of Limerick Date of birth

He was born in County Clare, Ireland though those dates are not known but we are keeping tabs and we will update this information soon.

Place of Birth

St Munchin of Limerick was born in County Clare, Ireland though those dates are not known but we are keeping tabs and we will update this information soon.

Family Background

There are no data based on his family but we are keeping tabs and we will update this information soon.

Profession

First bishop of Limerick (Luimneach), occupying the see in the 7th century. A prince gave him the island, possibly in exchange for Munchin giving up a claim to the throne. Established the school at Mungret and served as abbot to its 1,500 monks.

The island of Limerick was given to him by a local prince but today it is doubted whether he was a bishop. Among the hypotheses also that he founded a school in Mungret. He died in the 7th century.

Saint Munchin of Limerick Date of Death

There ar no surviving data based on the dates he died but we are keeping tabs and we will update this information soon.

Saint Munchin of Limerick Place of Death

There are no surviving data based on the place he died but we are keeping tabs and we will update this information soon.

Saint Munchin of Limerick Feast Day

He is among the famous saints whose feast day is celebrated on January 2 every year.

Beatification

St Munchin of Limerick was beatified by Pre congregation process and we are keeping tabs and we will update this information soon.

Canonization

He was canonized by Pre congregation process and we are keeping tabs and we will update this information soon.

Patron Saints of

St Munchin of Limerick was a patron Saint of Limerick, Ireland, city of and Limerick, Ireland, diocese of.


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