Sites with information on St. Columban, or Columbanus, a sixth-century Irish monk, and the author of a monastic rule.
Columban--A True Celtic Pilgrim
Article on this monastic founder and his Rule.
The Life of St. Columban
A seventh-century life of St. Columbanus, by Jonas of Bobbio. Includes the story of the saint's miraculous multiplication of beer. D.C. Munro translation.
Long, pious hagiography, but charming in its own way: St. Columban had to leave Ireland because Irish women are so beautiful. By S. Baring-Gould.
Short biography, from "The One Year Book of Saints" by Clifford Stevens.
Irish-born abbot of Luxeuil and Bobbio, author of a monastic rule and of a penitential, d. 615. Biography in the Catholic Encyclopedia.
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