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Saturday, November 18, 2006

Saint Mabena day!


18th November is Saint Mabena day. She was born c.AD 474 and died aged 76 on 18th November 550 allegedly trampled by a cow!
She was one of 24 children of Brychan Brycheiniog and his wife Gwladys, a large number of their children became saints.
She lived as a hermitress possibly at Treveglos [church farm] which was a group of buildings beyond the farm now with the same name on the St Tudy road.

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