Book of Saints – Laserian


(Molaisre) (Saint) Bishop (April 18) (7th century) A nephew of Saint Blaan (Dunblane), and an Irishman by birth, who is said to have been ordained priest in Rome by Pope Saint Gregory the Great. Returning to Ireland, he founded the monastery and Bishopric of Leighlin. He was afterwards by Pope Honorius appointed his Legate in Ireland, where he strenuously upheld the Roman practice in regard to the celebration of Easter. He was prominent at the Synod of Whitefleld, A.D. 635, and is venerated as the Patron of the Diocese of Leighlin.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Laserian”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 January 2014. Web. 20 January 2021. <>