St. Afan of Wales, Bishop

16 November

6th century. Some believe that the Welsh Saint Afan of the Cunedda family was a bishop. He has given his name to the church of Llanafan (Brecknock) (Benedictines).

Troparion of St Afan
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Llanafan remembers thee, O Hierarch Afan,
thou teacher of piety, pastor, guide and inspirer of men's hearts.
Wherefore, O holy one, entreat Christ our God
that He will grant great mercy to our souls.

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