New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Cronan


Abbot, born territory of Ely O’Carroll, Ireland; died 640. He spent his youth in Connaught, but returned to his native district, c.610, founded the monastery of Roscrea, and established his famous school. Patron of Roscrea, Tipperary. Feast, 28 April.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Cronan”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 September 2012. Web. 11 December 2018. <>