Book of Saints – Rioch

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(Saint) Bishop (August 1) (5th century) An early convert made by Saint Patrick in Ireland. Rioch was likewise by him consecrated Bishop, but from love of solitude and contemplation he soon resigned that office and retired to the island of Innisboffin. There he founded a monastery over which he presided until his death.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Rioch”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 August 2016. Web. 16 February 2019. <>