Celtic-St.Cinnia-1 February 2o17

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Image:  Abbey of St. Peter + Paul, Clones. There has been an abbey on this site since the 6th century, when St. Tighernach founded the first abbey. This abbey architecturally dates from the 11th-12th centuries. The ruins are a National Monument.  St Cinnia  was   St Tigernach of Clones’ Maternal Aunt

St. Cinnia – Memorial

1 February

Born in Scotland (?), c. 385-390; died at Saul, Strangford Lough, Ireland, c. 461.

St Cinnia was A princess of Ulster, Ireland who was converted to Christianity by St. Patrick. When she entered a convent, it was St. Patrick (Celtic Saints. org) himself who gave her the veil.

Sources: St. Cinnia – Catholic Online ; St Patrick – Celtic and Old English saints


  • Catholic Online. 2017. St. Cinnia – Saints & Angels – Catholic Online. [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.catholic.org/. [Accessed 06 February 2017].
  • Celtic and Old English Saints – 17 March . 2017. Celtic and Old English Saints – 17 March . [ONLINE] Available at: http://celticsaints.org/. [Accessed 06 February 2017].
  • Image: By David Quinn, CC BY-SA 2.0, Link
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