Σάββατο, 05 Σεπτέμβριος 2015

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Feast day:  November 3

 

Saint WinifrideIn Welsh her name is Gwenfrewi. She was the niece of the great Saint Beuno the Wonderworker and she lived with her parents higher up the valley from his cell and wattle chapel, on the hill where the parish church now stands. According to tradition, Caradoc the son of a local chieftain sought refreshment from her while out hunting and then attempted to seduce her. She repelled his advances and ran towards her uncle's chapel for sanctuary...


  

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