Thursday, December 8, 2022

Saint Palladius of Ireland – Saint of the Day – July 6

St. Palladius of Ireland Biography

Saint Palladius of Ireland Profile. Born: 4th century in Afghanistan, Asia. Worked in Scotland. Died: 432 AD in Fordun, Scotland. Feast Day is celebrated on July 6.
The Memorial of Saint Palladius of Ireland – Saint of the Day

St. Palladius of Ireland Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death.

Date of Birth 4th century
Country of Birth Afghanistan of Asia
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Bishops
Profession Bishop
Place of Work Scotland
Date of Death 432 AD
Place of Death Fordun, Scotland
Feast Day July 6
Beatification N/A
Canonization Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of Scotland


Saint Palladius of Ireland, child of an old Gallo-Roman family. Minister in Rome. Dispatched St. Germanus of Auxerre to Britain in 429 to battle Pelagianism. Missionary bishop for Ireland in 431, sent by Pope St. Celestine I. Blessed bishop of the Scots in 431. Proselytized around Leinster where he constructed three holy churches, changed over certain individuals, and confronted solid resistance. He chose that the Irish were not really prepared to get message, and took his work to Scotland. Established chapels at Kelleen Cormac, Tigroney, and Donard. Started evangelizing the Picts, however kicked the bucket before long. His story was composed by St. Prosper of Aquitaine.

Saint Palladius of Ireland
St. Palladius of Ireland

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