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Colman of Lindisfarne, Mounted Icon Print
Saint Coleman of Lindisfarne. Colman was a native of the west of Ireland and had received his education on Iona. He was probably a nobleman of Canmaicne. Colman succeeded Aidan and Finan as bishop of Lindisfarne. Colman resigned the Bishopric of Lindisfarne after the Synod of Whitby called by King Oswiu of Northumbria decided to calculate Easter using the method of the First Ecumenical Council instead of his preferred Celtic method. His last days were spent on the island of Inishbofin, where he died in 674. His feast is celebrated on 8 August. Mounted Icon Print. Size: 10 x 14cm