Saint Schotin the Hermit of Kilkenny, Ireland (+6th century)

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Saint Schotin

the Hermit of Kilkenny, Ireland (+6th century)

January 6

Saint Schotin born on Ireland on 6th century. While still a youth, Saint Schotin left Ireland to become a disciple of Saint David in Wales. For many years after his return to Ireland he led the life of an anchorite at Mt. Mairge, Leix. He is said to have established a school for boys at Kilkenny (Benedictines).

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