Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Saint Cybi of Caenarvon – Saint of the Day – November 8

Saint Cybi of Caenarvon Biography

Saint Cybi of Caenarvon Profile. Born: 6th Century in United Kingdom, Europe. Worked in Italy. Died: N/A in N/A. Feast Day is celebrated on November 8.

The Memorial of Saint Cybi of Caenarvon – Saint of the Day

Saint Cybi of Caenarvon Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth 6th Century
Country of Birth United Kingdom in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Popes
Profession Missionary
Place of Work Italy
Date of Death N/A
Place of Death N/A
Feast Day November 8
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of Cuby, Cornwall
Landulph, Cornwall
Llangibby, Monmouthshire, Wales
Llangybi, Cardigan, Wales
Tregony, Cornwall


Saint Cybi of Caenarvon Biography

Saint Cybi of Caenarvon is said to have been the son of St. Selevan and also a cousin to St. David of Wales. He became a hermit, a monk and later served as an abbot in his own abbey. He established the monastery of Caer Gybi at Holyhead, Wales which is located within the walls of the ancient Roman fort.

Cybi was a missionary bishop to the area around the monastery and a friend of Saint Seiriol. Many exaggerated stories grew up around him.