- one of the Twelve Apostles of Ireland
Relative of Saint Columba of Iona. Sixth-century evangelist in Ireland. Founded the monastery known as Kill-Beggan in Westmeath, Ireland, and served as its abbot. The parish of Imleach-Becain in Meath, Ireland is named for him.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Kirken i Norge
- Lives of the Saints, by Father Alban Butler
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Becan of Kill-Beggan“. Saints.SQPN.com. 2 April 2013. Web. 25 May 2013. <>