Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Saint Dumhade of Ireland, Abbot


May 25

He was an Irish or Scottish monk, who being made abbot of Hij, or Saint Columkilleā€™s great monastery, introduced the Roman manner of celebrating Easter. After governing that abbey ten years, he died in 717. He is titular saint of the church of Kilclocair in the diocese of Armagh.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saint Dumhade of Ireland, Abbot”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 May 2012. Web. 25 September 2020. <http://catholicsaints.info/butlers-lives-of-the-saints-saint-dumhade-of-ireland-abbot/>