Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Saint Abban of Kill-Abban

Also known as

* Abban of Magheranoidhe
* Abban of Murneave
* Abban of Murnevin

Memorial

* 16 March

Profile

Contemporary of Saint Patrick. Founded Kill-Abban abbey in Leinster, Ireland, and served as its first abbot. Founded the convent for Saint Gobnait of Ballyvourney, Ireland.

Born

* Irish

Died

* 5th century Ireland of natural causes

Canonized

* Pre-Congregation

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