English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Thursday, February 09, 2017

9th February - Saint Teilo - Independent Catholic News

9th February - Saint Teilo - Independent Catholic News: Monk and bishop. St Teilo was an important church figure in 8th century Wales although little is known about his life. Many ancient churches were dedicated to him in Carmarthenshire, Glamorgan and Pembrokeshire, where he was born, probably at Pennaly. He was a pupil of Dyfrig and Paul Aurelian and founded a monastery which was called the Familia Teliavi. During a great plague he went to Brittany for seven years, returning with Samson.

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