New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Ebba the Younger


Virgin, martyr, Abbess of Coldingham, died c.870. During the Danish invasion she and her nuns mutilated their faces to preserve their chastity, and were burned alive, when the barbarians set fire to the monastery. Feast, 2 April.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Ebba the Younger”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 December 2012. Web. 20 February 2019. <>