St. Kentigerna, Hermitess of Loch Lomond


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Commemorated on January 7

St. Kentigerna was a widowed hermitess. She was the mother of St. Coellan, and the daughter of Kelly, Prince of Leinster, Ireland.

Upon the death of her husband, she left Ireland and moved to Inchebroida Island in Loch Lomond, Scotland, where she remained for the rest of her life. She entered into the heavenly kingdom in 733. A church remains dedicated to her to this day.

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