St. Caradoc of Wales Biography
St. Caradoc of Wales Profile. Born: 11th century in United Kingdom, Europe. Worked in Wales, United Kingdom. Died: April 13 1124 in Wales. Feast Day is celebrated on April 13 or January 31.
St. Caradoc of Wales 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||11th century|
|Country of Birth||United Kingdom of Europe|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Saints who were Monks|
|Place of Work||Wales, United Kingdom|
|Date of Death||April 13 1124|
|Place of Death||Wales|
|Feast Day||April 13 or January 31|
|Beatification||Beatified by Pre-Congregation|
|Canonization||Canonized by Pre-Congregation|
|Patron Saint of|
Saint Caradoc was born once in the 11th century in Wales. He came from a wealthy family and as a young man; he lived at the court of King Rhys ap Tewdwr of South Wales (1077-93). He asked to look after the royal greyhounds but when he carelessly lost a dog, he also lost the king’s favor. After the incident, Caradoc started a new life opting to become a monk at Saint Teilo church.
He liked to play the Harp instrument.
Caradoc died in St. Isells on April 13, 1124, of natural causes and buried in the St. David’s cathedral.