Book of Saints – Adamnan – 31 January


ADAMNAN (Saint) Confessor (January 31) (7th century) A monk of Coklingham Abbey in the Saxon Kingdom of Northumbria. He expiated by a long life of austerities and prayer the sins of his youth, and deserved well of the Church by co-operating with Saint Ebba in reforming the discipline of the convent which she had founded and over which she presided to the day of her death. Saint Adamnan himself passed away about the vear 679.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Adamnan”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 July 2015. Web. 19 January 2019. <>