Wednesday, November 02, 2016

St. Malachy Biographical Information

When was St. Malachy Born?
He was born 1095, of noble birth

Where was St. Malachy Born?
Armagh, Ireland

When and where did St. Malachy Die?
He died on November 2, 1148 AD, in Clairvaux, France

What did St. Malachy do?
St. Malachy was bishop of Down, Ireland from 1124 to 1148 and bishop of Connor from 1124 to 1136/1137. He was also bishop of Bangor, Ireland.

What is his Irish name?
His Middle Irish name is Máel Máedóc Ua Morgair
His Modern Irish name is: Maelmhaedhoc Ó Morgair

How do we know about St. Malachy?
Much of our knowledge of this saint comes from St. Bernard of Clairveaux.

What is St. Malachy the Patron Saint of?
St. Malachy is the patron saint of 3 diocese: Archdiocese of Armagh, Diocese of Down, and Diocese of Connor

When is St. Malachy's Feast Day?
St. Malachy's Feast Day is 1 day after his death, on November 3, 1148.

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