English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

1st March - Saint David - Independent Catholic News

1st March - Saint David - Independent Catholic News: Monk. patron saint of Wales. Not a great deal is known about St David. The oldest written evidence about him come from Ireland, but there are legends about him as far afield as Brittany, Cornwall and Herefordshire. He was born some time in the 6th century, probably Henfynw in Cardiganshire. According to legend he was the son of a local chieftain and founded twelve monasteries from Croyland to Pembrokeshire.

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