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St David's Day

Dydd Gŵyl Dewi

March 1st 2017
Happy Saint David's Day! Born in Caerfai, Wales, he founded a Celtic monastic comunity at Glyn Rhosyn (The Vale of Roses). He died on this day in 589AD, and since his canonisation in the 12th century, this feast day has been regularly celebrated. It is, disappointingly, not a public holiday, but almost was until it was struck down by the prime minister in 2007 *shakes fist* (true it woul would ... read more
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