Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Saint Serf, or Servanus, Bishop


He was first bishop and apostle of the isles of Orkney, and disciple of Saint Palladius, whose apostolic spirit he inherited. He flourished in the fifth century.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saint Serf, or Servanus, Bishop”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 April 2013. Web. 20 June 2021. <>