Saint Balin

Also known as

  • Balanus
  • Balloin

Memorial

Profile

Born to the 7th century English nobility. Brother of Saint Gerald. Worked with Saint Colman of Lindisfarne, and travelled with him to Iona, Scotland. With his brothers, he later settled to live as a monk at Tecksaxon (“The House of the Saxons”) near Tuam, Ireland.

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Balin“. Saints.SQPN.com. 21 November 2013. Web. 20 April 2014. <>