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Friday, November 18, 2016

18th November - Saint Mawes - Independent Catholic News

18th November - Saint Mawes - Independent Catholic News: Bishop. According to tradition, St Mawes was the 5th century founder and patron of the fishing village near Falmouth in Cornwall which bears his name. He is also associated with St Budoc. Legend says they were both Welsh monks and founded monasteries in Cornwall and Brittany. St Mawes had a reputation for being a fine teacher. He was invoked against headaches, snakebite and worms.

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