August

11) St Blane, bishop; lived in the 6th century.
18) St Inan, missionary; lived in the 9th century.
25) Saint Æbbe the Elder (c. 615 – 683) founded monasteries at Ebchester and St Abb’s Head near Coldingham in Scotland.
26) St Ninian , Scotland’s first Christian missionary; lived c.400. Ninian was sent out from Rome to convert Scotland, and founded his church and community at Whithorn. From this base he evangelised across the south of Scotland.
27) St Maol Rubha; lived around 640—722; after St. Columba, perhaps the most popular saint of north-west Scotland. Sometimes Latinised as Rufus, he is a Celtic saint of the Christian Church. Originally from Bangor, County Down, Ireland, he was a monk and founded the monastic community of Applecross in Ross, one of the best attested early Christian monasteries in what is now Scotland.
30) St Fiacre, monk and missionary; lived in the sixth century. A follower of Columba who preached in France; Fiacre is the patron saint of gardeners.