Saint Ernan

Memorial

Profile

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.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Ernan“. Saints.SQPN.com. 11 July 2013. Web. 21 April 2014. <>