September

1) St Giles, missionary; lived sometime between the 6th and 8th centuries. He went from his native Greece to preach in France; Giles is the patron saint of beggars and blacksmiths, and of the towns of Elgin and Edinburgh.
15) St Mirren, Abbot of Bangor; lived in the 7th century. Mirren is the patron saint of Paisley.
23) St Adamnan, monk and biographer of Columba; c. 624—c. 704.
25) St Barr, Bishop of Cork and missionary; lived in the 6th century. The island of Barra is named after him.