St. Ceitho of Wales

1 November

6th century. One of five brothers, saints of the great Welsh family of Cunedda. A church at Pumpsant was dedicated to the five brothers. That at Llangeith in Cardiganshire, was founded by Saint Ceitho (Benedictines).

Troparion of St Ceitho
Tone 8
In God's earthly house is the very Gate of Heaven,
O holy Ceitho in thy foundation thou didst open to men the way of salvation.
Wherefore, O Saint, pray that we, entering His holy temple,
may worthily stand before God and implore Him to grant mercy to our souls.

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