Book of Saints – Finan

Saint Finan of IonaArticle

(Saint) Bishop (February 17) (7th century) An Irish monk of Iona, who succeeded Saint Aidan in the government of the Northumbrian Church. He converted Kings Peada of Mercia and Sigebert of Essex to Christianity, and attended by Saint Cedd and other worthy fellow-missionaries, evangelised far south in England. He died A.D. 661.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Finan”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 February 2017. Web. 15 June 2021. <>