St. Sadwen of Wales, Hermit
(Sadwrn, Saturninus)

29 November

6th century. Brother of Saint Illtyd (f.d. November 6) and disciple of Saint Cadfan (f.d. November 1) to whom some Welsh churches are dedicated. (Benedictines, Encyclopaedia).

Troparion of St Sadwen
Tone 8
The remoteness of the Welsh mountains was thy desert, O Father Sadwen,
where thou didst serve God in fasting and humility.
May thy continual intercession avail for us sinners that our souls may be saved.

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