Saint Priest-Martyr Monan of Isle of May & 6.600 Martyrs in Fife, Scotland (+874) – March 1

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Ruins of the Monastery of Saint Andrian on Isle of May, Scotland

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Saint Priest-Martyr Monan of Isle of May

& 6.600 Martyrs in Fife, Scotland (+874)

March 1

Saint Monan lived in the 9th century. He was a companion of Martyr Saint Adrian/Ethernan who was Abbot in the Monastery of Isle of May in Scotland.

After the Martyrdom of Saint Andrian of the Monastery of Isle of May by Vikings, Saint Monan went on to Inverey in Fife and set up a chapel.

He martyred with 6.600 Christians by Viginks in Fife, Scotland, on 874.

Saint Monan’s feast day is March 1.

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