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According to tradition, St. David was the son of King Sant of South Wales and St. Non. He was ordained a priest and later studied under St. Paulinus. Later, he was involved in missionary work and founded a number of monasteries. The monastery he founded at Menevia in Southwestern Wales was noted for extreme asceticism. David and his monks drank neither wine nor beer - only water - while putting in a full day of heavy manual labor and intense ... Continue Reading

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  1. richard lewis
    3 years ago

    "He is revered as the patron of Wales." That is certainly true. I am an American of Welsh descent. Every Welsh-American knows Saint David. (My brother is named for him.) It is a connection to the old country that runs deeper than the Protestantism that is practiced there now. Thank you, Saints on Line, for reminding us of our ancient heritage.

  2. Mary
    3 years ago

    wow that is such an interesting story! i love it! my brother is making saint david his confirmation saint!!! mine is saint Rose of Lima!

  3. brendan
    4 years ago

    When did this guy die does anyone know because im writing a paper about him.....

  4. Jax
    4 years ago

    Happy Feast Day! (Pray for us.)

  5. David
    4 years ago

    really David? really? what is wrong with you? how do you don't know about the saint with your name?

    how?

  6. k
    5 years ago

    i love this web site its soooo interesting

  7. Kelsi
    6 years ago

    wow he's so awesome!!

  8. David
    6 years ago

    Who is st.david?


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