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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Adamnan, Saint

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Also known as Saint Eunan. Abbot, born Drumhome, Donegal, Ireland, c.624;died Iona, Ireland, 704. He entered the monastery of Iona, 650, and was elected abbot in 679. On a visit to Ireland he introduced the Roman method of reckoning Easter. He is the author of a biography of Saint Columba and "Adamnan's Vision." First bishop of the diocese of Raphoe, Ireland, and one of its patron saints. Feast, September 23,.


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Entry for 'Adamnan, Saint'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ncd/a/adamnan-saint.html. 1910.

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