St Madron of Cornwall – Feast Day – May 17

Today is Wednesday, May 31, 2023

St Madron of Cornwall, also known as Maden or Madern, was a Hermit born in the 5th century in Cornwall, England, and died in 545 AD. We celebrate his feast day on May 17 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of St. Madron of Cornwall – Feast Day

St Madron of Cornwall Biography

Date of Birth

5th century AD

Place of Birth

Cornwall, England

Matrimony/Holy Orders

Saints who were Monks


Hermit, Monk

Place of Work


Date of Death

545 AD

Place of Death


Feast Day

May 17



Saint’s Biography

Saint Madron of Cornwall was a monk and a hermit. He worked at Saint Madron’s Church, Cornwall, England. Like many holy people of the time, there is a well that is considered “his” and is known for its healing powers. He died in 545 near Land’s End, Cornwall, England.

Saint Madron of Cornwall
St. Madron of Cornwall

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