Celtic and Old English Saints          21 September

*St. Mabenna, Daughter of Saint Brychan of Brecknock

St. Mabenna, Daughter of Saint Brychan of Brecknock
(Mabyn Mabon, Mabenna)
Died 6th century. There are possibly several Welsh and Cornish saints
by this name and its variations, but nothing is definitely known about
them. The name is associated with that of Saint Teilo (f.d.February 9).
Mabenna is the name of one of the daughters of the prolific Saint
Brychan of Brecknock (f.d. April 6). Various place-names are attributed
to these saints (Benedictines).

Kontakion of St Mabyn Tone 8
Preserving thyself in virginity, and pleasing Christ our God with thy
asceticism, O holy Mabyn,/ thou didst give to the faithful an example of
pious and godly living./ Pray that the example of our lives will also be
pleasing to God,/ that our souls will be brought into the Way of

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