Saint Iñigo of Oña

detail from the painting Ascensión de la Virgen y San Iñigo by Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, c.1800; photographed on 2 January 2008 by Ecelan; swiped off WikipediaAlso known as

  • Eñeco
  • Eñecone

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Hermit. Monk at San Juan de Peña, Aragon (part of modern Spain), and later served as prior. Hermit in the Aragon mountains. Reforming abbot at the monastery at Oña, Spain in 1029 at the request of King Sancho the Great. Known as a peacemaker and miracle worker.

Born

Died

  • 1 June 1057 at the monastery at Oña, Spain of natural causes
  • his holiness was so obvious to all that he was mourned by the Jews and Muslims of the city as well as the Christians

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Iñigo of Oña“. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 May 2015. Web. 30 July 2015. <>