English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

16th August 
- Saint Armel - Independent Catholic News

16th August 
- Saint Armel - Independent Catholic News: Abbot. One of the patron saints of hospitals, St Armel was invoked to cure headaches, fever, colic, gout and rheumatism. He was born in South Wales in the 6th century and was the cousin of St Samson and St Cadfan. After becoming a monk, he emigrated with many kinsmen to Brittany where he founded two monasteries. There is a statue of him in Westminster Abbey which was placed there by Henry VII.

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