Celtic-Diman 6 January 2017


Saint Diman Abbot-bishop of Connor, Ireland

Diman (d. 658) Abbot-bishop of Connor, Ireland, also called Dimmn Dubh (“Diman the Black”), Dimas, or Dima. He was a monk under St. Columba. Diman was one Of the bishops Who received a letter from Rome in 640 concerning the Easter Controversy and the Pelagian heresy.

He thus became part of the effort to bring the Church in the British Isles more into com-

munion with the Latin Church. Feast day. January 6.