Nephew and spiritual student of Saint Columba of Iona. Missionary to the Picts. Founded a monastery in Donegal, Ireland. When Saint Columba died, Ernan had a vision of Columba’s soul ascending to heaven. Saint Adamnan of Iona mentioned Ernan in his writings.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Calendar of Scottish Saints, by Father Michael Barrett
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Ernan“. Saints.SQPN.com. 11 July 2013. Web. 10 July 2014. <>