St. David of Wales


 
St. David of Wales Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 03/01
Tridentine Calendar - 03/01


Patron Of: Wales, Doves

Welsh royalty. Son of King Sant of South Wales and Saint Non. Grandson of Ceredig, Prince of Cardigan. Uncle of King Arthur. Priest. Studied under Saint Paulinus. Collaborated with Saint Columba, Saint Gildas, and Saint Finnigan. Missionary and founder of monasteries.

Following his contribution to the synod of Brevi in Cardiganshire, he was chosen primate of the Cambrian Church. Archbishop of Caerleon on Usk; moved the see to Menevia. Presided at the Synod of Brefi which condemned the Pelagian heresy. Encouraged and founded monasteries. First to build a chancel to Saint Joseph of Arimathea's wattle church at Glastonbury.

After a vision in his monastery in the Rhos Valley, he set out next day with two monks to Jerusalem to aid the Patriarch. While there his preaching converted anti-Christians. Legend says that once while he was preaching, a dove descended to his shoulder to show he had the blessings of the Spirit, and that the earth rose to lift him high above the people so that he could be heard by them all.

Died: c.601 at Mynyw, Wales



See Related Items

All information used with permission of the Patron Saint Index.

Popular Items:

David of Wales Ceramic Plaque
St. David of Wales Ceramic Plaque  Quick Ship is Available!
Item Number: 13159
Price: $36.80
Availability: Ships within 3-5 Business Days

Qty:
David Of Wales Sterling Round Medal
St. David Of Wales Sterling Round Medal  Quick Ship is Available!
Item Number: 54418
Price: $48.25
Availability: Ships within 8-11 Business Days

Qty:
David of Wales Small Gold Filled Medal
St. David of Wales Small Gold Filled Medal
1/2in. x 1/4in.
Item Number: 79217
Price: $68.25
Availability: Ships within 2-3 Business Days

Qty:
David of Wales Small Sterling Silver Medal
St. David of Wales Small Sterling Silver Medal
1/2in. x 1/4in.
Item Number: 78028
Price: $46.25
Availability: Ships within 2-3 Business Days

Qty:
David of Wales Large 14kt Gold Medal
St. David of Wales Large 14kt Gold Medal
1in. x 3/4in.
Item Number: 79211
Price: $1,159.25
Availability: Ships within 2-3 Business Days

Qty:
David of Wales Medium 14kt Gold Medal
St. David of Wales Medium 14kt Gold Medal
3/4 inch X 1/2 inch
Item Number: 79214
Price: $684.25
Availability: Ships within 2-3 Business Days

Qty:
Find a Wish List
Find a Registry

Catholic military chaplain registry




We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, Checks, Money Orders and Paypal.

Shopper Award
 
Information
Nextag Seller


By using our site you agree to our terms of use.
All content copyright 2018.
Special Features
 
--->