Book of Saints – Kentigern

illustration of Saint Kentigern; from a bas relief in the Glasgow cathedralArticle

(Mungo) (Saint) Bishop (January 13) (6th century) The Apostle of the North-West of England and South-East of Scotland. He was born in Perthshire, trained by Saint Serf, and consecrated Bishop of the Strath-Clyde Britons. Evangelising the country on his way he came to Wales, to Saint David, and later founded the monastery of Llanelwy (Saint Asaph) in Flintshire. Thence, returning to Scotland, he pursued his missionary career, making of Glasgow his centre. He died there, full of years and honours, about A.D. 600.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Kentigern”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 12 August 2018. Web. 2 December 2021. <>