Calendar of Scottish Saints – Saint Macceus or Mahew, A.D. (about) 460


He is said to have been a disciple of Saint Patrick, and spent the greater part of his life in retirement in the Isle of Bute. No particulars of his life can be ascertained. Saint Mahew was honoured at Kilmahew near Dumbarton. In 1467 a new chapel and cemetery, dedicated to this saint, were consecrated there by George, Bishop of Argyle.

MLA Citation

  • Father Michael Barrett, OSB. “Saint Macceus or Mahew, A.D. (about) 460”. The Calendar of Scottish Saints, 1919. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 March 2014. Web. 18 January 2019. <>