English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Monday, February 13, 2017

13th February - Saint Modomnoc - Independent Catholic News

13th February - Saint Modomnoc - Independent Catholic News: Abbot. St Modomnoc was born in the 6th century, and, according to legend was a son of the royal O'Neill family of Ireland. He studied under St David at his Menevia monastery in Pembrokeshire. One of his duties as a monk was looking after the beehives. Stories tell that a swarm of his bees settled on his ship when it was time for him to return to Ireland - and so he was the person that introduced beekeeping to the country.

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