Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Saint Mochua, alias Cronan, of Bella, Abbot in Ireland

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Mochua was contemporary to Saint Congal, and founded the monastery (now a town) named Balla, in Connaught. He departed to our Lord in the fifty-sixth year of his age.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saint Mochua, alias Cronan, of Bella, Abbot in Ireland”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. Saints.SQPN.com. 20 January 2013. Web. 21 April 2014. <>