St. Ebba the Elder


Commemorated on August 25

St. Ebba the Elder was the abbess and founder of the Coldingham Monastery on the Scottish border.  She was the sister of Sts. Oswald and Oswy, Kings of Nothumbria. 

She became a nun at Lindisfarne, before she founded the Coldingham Monastery.

St. Ebba entered into the Heavenly Kingdom in 683.

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