Nephew 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.
- 634 of natural causes
- “Saint Ernan“. Saints.SQPN.com. 4 January 2013. Web. 22 May 2013. <>