St David of Wales


St David of Wales was born in the fifth century at Menevia (now St David’s), Wales. He is known for being a priest, engaging in missionary work and founded many monasteries, including his principal abbey in southwestern Wales. David is one of the well-known British saints. He died around the sixth century and was later canonized by Pope Callistus III in the year 1120. David is the patron saint of Wales.


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Fr Anthony is a priest of the Congregation of St Michael the Archangel, and is currently the Director of Identity and Mission at the Australian Catholic University.

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