A soldier named Owen and in service of the English kin Stefanus, retreated in St. Patricks Abbey in Donegal. He fasted there nine days, made regular walks arround the monastry and took ritual ourification baths. On the nineth day he was allowed into the subterranien room from which “those that enter never return”. He was layed in a grave. The only light came from a small opening.
That night Owen got visited by fifteen men in white robes, that warned him that he was on the point of undergoing a test. Then, suddenly, a group of demons appeared. They held him above a fire, before they showed him torture scenes as described by Vergilius.
At last the two elders came to lead him further: They showed Owen a vision of paradise