New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Dinooth


(Dinothus; Dunawd; Dunod) Confessor (6th century), abbot and founder of Bangor Iscoed, Flintshire, Wales. He was a North British chieftain, driven into Wales, where he embraced the religious life, and founded the monastery of Bangor on the Dee. It was of great size, housing about 2,400 monks, and was destroyed, c.603. Dinooth assisted at the second synod of Welsh bishops convened by Saint Augustine of Canterbury, 602. Feast, 7 September.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Dinooth”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 October 2012. Web. 23 January 2022. <>