St. Kevoca of Kyle – May 1

St. Kevoca (Kennotha, Quivoca) of Kyle, Virgin —————————————————————- 7th century; feast day may be March 13 instead. She is venerated at Kyle, Scotland (Benedictines). Sources: Attwater, D. (1983). The Penguin Dictionary of Saints, NY: Penguin Books. Baring-Gould, S. & Fisher, J. (1907) The Lives of the British Saints. 4 volumes. Charles J Clarke. Benedictine Monks […]

St. Ceallach (Kellach) of Killala – May 1

St. Ceallach (Kellach) of Killala, Bishop ————————————————————— 6th century. A disciple of Saint Kieran of Clonmacnoise, Saint Ceallach became bishop of Killala but ended his life as a hermit, perhaps as a martyr (Benedictines). Sources: Attwater, D. (1983). The Penguin Dictionary of Saints, NY: Penguin Books. Baring-Gould, S. & Fisher, J. (1907) The Lives of […]

St. Brioc the Traveller – May 1

St. Brioc the Traveller, Bishop of Brittany (Bryan, Brieuc, Briocus) ——————————————————– Born in Cardiganshire, Wales; died in Brittany, c. 510; feast of his translation is October 18. Brioc was the founder of a monastery near Treguier, Brittany, which grew into the town and see called Saint-Brieuc. He was probably born in Ceredigion (Cardiganshire). According to […]

St. Asaph of Llan-Elwy – May 1

St. Asaph of Llan-Elwy ———————— Like St.Deiniol, St.Asaph was a grandson of Pabo Post Prydyn, but he went to train under the great St.Kentigern and followed his master when he left Scotland to avoid persecution. The two of them first visited St.David at Menevia and then settled on land given to Kentigern by Cadwallon, father […]