New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Mel


(Melchus) Fifth century confessor, Bishop of Ardagh, son of Conis and Darerca (sister of Saint Patrick), brother of Saint Melchu and Saint Muinis. He labored in Ireland with Saint Patrick, was consecrated bishop and erected a monastery at Ardagh. Patron of Ardagh. Feast, 6 February.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Mel”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 August 2013. Web. 27 February 2021. <>