Calendar of Scottish Saints – Saint Suibhne


Abbot, A.D. 772. This saint was the sixteenth Abbot of Iona. There had been before him another abbot of the same name. Suibhne, pronounced “Sweeney”, is identical with an Irish appellation not uncommon in our day.

MLA Citation

  • Father Michael Barrett, OSB. “Saint Suibhne”. The Calendar of Scottish Saints, 1919. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 June 2014. Web. 11 May 2021. <>