Saint Caradoc of Wales – Saint of the Day – April 13 or January 31

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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.

The Memorial of St. Caradoc of Wales – Saint of the Day

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
Profession Monk
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
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Saint Caradoc of Wales
St. Caradoc of Wales

Saint’s Biography

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.

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