|Rev. Alban Butler (171173). Volume IV: April.|
The Lives of the Saints. 1866.
|St. Serf, or Servanus, Bishop|
|HE was first bishop and apostle of the isles of Orkney, and disciple of St. Palladius, whose apostolic spirit he inherited. He flourished in the fifth century. See Lesley, l. 4; Hist. Scot. Arnoldus, in Theatro Conversionis Gentium. King, &c.|| 1|