HOME CHAT NAB PRAYERS FORUMS COMMUNITY RCIA MAGAZINE CATECHISM LINKS CONTACT
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
 CATHOLIC SAINTS INDEX  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
 CATHOLIC DICTIONARY  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Home
 
Bible
 
Catechism
 
Chat
 
Catholic Encyclopedia
 
Church Fathers
 
Classics Library
 
Church Documents
 
Discussion
 
Mysticism
 
Prayer
 
Prayer Requests
 
RCIA
 
Vocations
 
Ray of Hope
 
Saints
 
Social Doctrine
 
Links
 
Contact
 







ST. FINTAN, SURNAMED MUNNU, ABBOT IN IRELAND

BEINO descended of the noble family of Nial, he forsook the world in hid youth, and was desirous to consecrate himself to God in the great monastery of Hij, under the discipline of St. Columba; but God, for greater designs, prevented the execution of that project, and Fintan, after St. Columba’s death, sailed back to Ireland, and founded a great monastery, called from him Teach-Munnu, in the south part of Leinster, in the land of Kinselach. He was famous for his virtues, miracles, and disciples. The annals of Tigernach place his death in 634, on the 31st of October. He is commemorated in the old Scottish Breviary, under the name of St. Mundus, abbot. See Usher, Ant. c. 17, p. 485; St. Adamnan, in vit S. Columb; Colgan, in his Acts of the Saints of Ireland; and Britannia Sancta.










Copyright ©1999-2018 e-Catholic2000.com