St. Gladys

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 03/29


Also known as
    Gwladys

Memorial

    29 March

Profile

    Daughter of Brychan of Brecknock. When Saint Gwynllyw asked for her hand in marriage, Brychan refused. Gwynllyw kidnapped the girl, and the two started a violent life on the run. Mother of Saint Cadoc who eventually convinced Gwynllyw and Gladys to give up their violent ways, and follow a religious calling. Nun at Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales. Late in life she became a hermitess in rural Wales.

Born

    6th century Welsh

Canonized

    Pre-Congregation


All information used with permission of the Patron Saint Index.


 
 
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