Saint Constantine II

Also known as

  • Constantin
  • Constantinus
  • Costantino
  • Costentyn
  • Custennin



Born a Scottish prince, the son of King Kenneth II, Constantine led a life of vice until his conversion. Married, and the father of at least one son. Widowed, he abdicated his position, founded a monastery at Govan on the river Clyde, became a monk there, and evangelized the region. Priest. Spiritual student of Saint Columba and Saint Kentigern. Abbot of a monastery in Govan, Scotland. Martyr.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Constantine II“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 March 2017. Web. 18 June 2021. <>