Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St David of Wales

(UK) St David, Bishop Confessor: Missa “Statuit“ David is the patron saint of Wales and perhaps the most famous of British saints. It is known that he became a priest, engaged in missionary work and founded many monasteries, including his principal abbey in southwestern Wales. Many stories and legends sprang up about David and his…

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St David of Wales

(UK) St David, Bishop Confessor: Missa “Statuit“ David is the patron saint of Wales and perhaps the most famous of British saints. It is known that he became a priest, engaged in missionary work and founded many monasteries, including his principal abbey in southwestern Wales. Many stories and legends sprang up about David and his…

Today’s Saint: St David, Bishop & Confessor

The Patron Saint of Wales The life-story and legends of St. David are largely based on his biography written by one Rhygyfarch in the late 11th century. He is generally accepted as having been the son of a lady of noble Irish birth living in Dyfed. Lady Non by name, she had taken on a…

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St David of Wales

St David, Bishop Confessor, Patron of Wales: Missa “Statuit“ (Transferred because of Ash Wednesday) David is the patron saint of Wales and perhaps the most famous of British saints. Ironically, we have little reliable information about him. It is known that he became a priest, engaged in missionary work and founded many monasteries, including his…

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St David of Wales

St David, Bishop Confessor: Missa “Statuit“ David is the patron saint of Wales and perhaps the most famous of British saints. Ironically, we have little reliable information about him. It is known that he became a priest, engaged in missionary work and founded many monasteries, including his principal abbey in southwestern Wales. Many stories and…

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St David of Wales

St David, Bishop Confessor: Missa “Statuit“ David is the patron saint of Wales and perhaps the most famous of British saints. Ironically, we have little reliable information about him. It is known that he became a priest, engaged in missionary work and founded many monasteries, including his principal abbey in southwestern Wales. Many stories and…

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St David, Bishop & Confessor

St David, Bishop Confessor; Comm. Feria VI of Lent II: Missa “Statuit“ David is the patron saint of Wales and perhaps the most famous of British saints. Ironically, we have little reliable information about him. It is known that he became a priest, engaged in missionary work and founded many monasteries, including his principal abbey…

Today’s Saint: St David, Bishop & Confessor

The Patron Saint of Wales The life-story and legends of St. David are largely based on his biography written by one Rhygyfarch in the late 11th century. He is generally accepted as having been the son of a lady of noble Irish birth living in Dyfed. Lady Non by name, she had taken on a…