Saint Hieu

Also known as

  • Heiu

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Nun, receiving the veil from Saint Aidan of Lindesfarne. Abbess at Tadcaster, Yorkshire, England. Some writings identify her with Saint Bega.

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Died

  • c.657 of natural causes

Canonized

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In Tadcaster’s Monastery, O Abbess Hieu, thou didst shine with the virtues of asceticism and humility. Pray that we also may follow the example of thy great teacher, the Hierarch Aidan, and live lives of spiritual struggle that our souls may be saved. - troparion of Saint Hieu

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Hieu“. Saints.SQPN.com. 21 September 2013. Web. 20 August 2014. <>