New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Fergus


(Celtic, man’s strength) Confessor (died Glamis, c.730). He preached in the counties of Perth and Caithness, in Scotland, founding churches dedicated to Saint Patrick at Strageath, Blackford, and Dolpatrick in Perthshire; Wick and Halkirk, in Caithnessshire; and Lungley (now Saint Fergus), in Aberdeenshire. He finally settled at Glamis, Forfarshire, where he was buried. His head was later transferred to Scone Abbey. Feast, Ireland, 8 September; Scotland, 18 November.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Fergus”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 January 2013. Web. 29 July 2021. <>