Saint Samthann of Clonbroney

Also known as

  • Samthan
  • Samthana

Memorial

Profile

Fled an arranged marriage to become a nun. Spiritual student of Saint Cognat at Ernaide. Founded Clonbroney (Cluain-Bronach) Abbey in County Longford, a house that refused large donations for fear of losing the simplicity of their lives. Her cultus was promoted by Saint Virgilius of Salzburg. Her name is in both the litany and the canon of the Stowe missal.

Born

Died

  • 739 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Samthann of Clonbroney“. Saints.SQPN.com. 19 December 2013. Web. 22 October 2014. <>