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


Whom Saint Patrick baptized, ordained deacon, and appointed abbot of Montgairt or Mountgarret, in the county of Wexford, on the borders of Kilkenny, of which place he is titular saint.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saint Nissen, Abbot in Ireland”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 January 2014. Web. 22 January 2019. <>