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Aidan of Lindisfarne

  • d. 651
  • feast-day: 31 August
  • bishops, saints
  • Lindisfarne
Irish missionary and monk, who was founder and first bishop of Lindisfarne and gained a reputation for having spread the faith in Northumbria.


See also: LindisfarneLindisfarne

Monastery founded by St Aidan on a tidal island (Holy Island or Lindisfarne) in northeast Northumbria. For some time, it also served as an episcopal seat.


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Dennis Groenewegen
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August 2022