Wales: see Saint David'sSaint David's,
Welsh Tyddewi, small town, Pembrokeshire, SW Wales. The renowned town cathedral is mainly Transitional Norman in style, built of red-violet stone. Among its features is the late 13th-century shrine of St. David, the patron saint of Wales.
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? St David was born in the early 6th century near Menevia, now called St David's (pictured above) ?
Mary''s was created in the (Roman Catholic) diocese of Menevia.
Bishop Burns, the Bishop of Menevia, said yesterday: "I respect Mr Robinson's views and I share the grief of him and his family."
Archbishop Peter Smith of Cardiff, Bishop Edwin Regan of Wrexham and Bishop Tom Burns of Menevia, will be present throughout the celebrations.
The funeral ceremony was a simple but moving one, performed by his old friend Bishop Cuthbert Hedley of Newport and Menevia, with the entire community of monks present: It was a scene not easy to forget--the circle of hooded monks gathered around the grave as the shades of evening fell, the wailing chant rising clear in the sharp frosty air, and in their midst lying silent the prelate and brother in religion who ...
A divorced Catholic headteacher in Tenby is being investigated by the Diocese of Menevia over claims he is 'living in sin' with a woman in Narbeth.
Dewi) who later returns to Britain to become the archbishop of Menevia in Southern Wales.
He was brought up a priest, became an ascetic in the Isle of Wight, preached to the Britons, confuted Pelagius, and was preferred to the see of Caerleon or Menevia (i.e., main aw, " narrow water or firth " ).
IT may come as a surprise to Adrian Murphy that it is not only a "disconsolate group of parishioners' (Letters, June 11) who oppose Menevia's plans for the Aberystwyth parish, but that Aberystwyth Town Council unanimously opposes the closure and demolition of St Winefride's Church (see Cambrian News, July 7, 2016, also Letters to the Editor, of which there are six opposing).
According to tradition, he founded 12 monasteries and an abbey at Menevia, now St David's.
The Bishop of Menevia, the Rt Rev Thomas Burns, said: "Jonathan is the kind of young man we need in Britain today.