Saint Columba of Terryglass

Also known as

  • Colum mac Crimthainn
  • Colum moccu Loigse
  • Columba of Tirdaglas
  • Columba of Tyrdaglas

Memorial

Profile

Son of Crinthainn. Disciple of Saint Finnian of Clonard; administered Last Rites to Saint Finnian on his death-bed. Spiritual director of Saint Caemban, Saint Fintan, and Saint Mocumin. Founded the monastery of Tirdaglas (Terryglass) in 548, and served as its abbot. Visited Tours, France, and brought back relics of Saint Martin of Tours. One of the Twelve Apostles of Ireland.

Born

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Columba of Terryglass“. Saints.SQPN.com. 11 December 2013. Web. 21 August 2014. <>