Saints of the Day – Glastian of Kinglassie, Bishop

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(also known as Glastian of MacGlastian) Born in County Fife, Scotland; died at Kinglassie (Kinglace), Scotland, in 830. As bishop of Fife, Saint Glastian mediated in the bloody civil war between the Picts and the Scots. When the Picts were subjugated, Glastian did much to alleviate their lot. He is the patron saint of Kinglassie in Fife, and venerated in Kyntire (Benedictines, Husenbeth).

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  • Katherine I Rabenstein. Saints of the Day, 1998. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 October 2021. Web. 24 October 2021. <>