Saint Machar of Aberdeen

Also known as

  • Apostle to the Picts
  • Macarius
  • Macharius
  • Mochumna
  • Mocumma

Memorial

Profile

Baptized by Saint Colman. Spiritual student of Saint Columba at Iona Abbey. Bishop of Aberdeen, Scotland. Missionary to the Picts with twelve companions.

Born

Died

  • c.540 on the island of Maleo, Scotland of natural causes

Canonized

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Machar of Aberdeen“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 April 2020. Web. 6 December 2020. <>