Our Patron Saint

St. Aidan of Lindisfarne

Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, the Apostle of Northumbria (died 651), was the founder and first bishop of the Lindisfarne island monastery in England. He is credited with restoring Christianity to Northumbria and has even been promoted as the “patron saint of England.”

Click on the image above to read about the life of St. Aidan.

Northumbria during St. Aidan’s Lifetime

Click on the image below to follow along as we walk through the areas where St. Aidan lived: