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Rev. Alban Butler (1711–73).  Volume IV: April.
The Lives of the Saints.  1866.
 
April 15
St. Munde, Abbot
 
SEVERAL churches bear the name of this saint in Argyleshire in Scotland, in which he was formerly honoured as principal patron, and which he edified, by the shining light of his example, and by his zealous preaching, in the tenth century. He governed there a great monastery, founded several others in that province, and left behind him many great models of Christian perfection. His excellent maxims, relating to the most tender and universal fraternal charity, meekness, the love of silence and retiredness, and a constant attention to the divine presence, were handed down to posterity as sacred oracles. St. Munde died in a happy old age in 962. See King, Hunter the Dominican, De Viris Illustr. Scotiæ, &c.  1
 
 
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