St Merewenna – Feast Day – May 13

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St Merewenna was an Abbess of Romsey, in Hampshire, England born in the 10th century AD. She died in 970 AD in Hampshire, England. We celebrate her feast day on May 13 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of St. Merewenna – Feast Day

St. Merewenna Biography

Date of Birth 10th century
Country of Birth The United Kingdom in Europe
Profession Benedictine nun
Place of Work England
Date of Death 970 AD
Place of Death England
Feast Day May 13
Canonization Pre-Congregation

Saint’s Biography

St Merewenna was a Benedictine nun and the first abbess of Rumsey convent in Hampshire after its restoration of King Edward the Peaceful in 967 AD. She was the spiritual teacher of Saint Elfleda.

After she died in 970 AD her relics were interred in the convent church, Rumsey convent, Hampshire, England.

Saint Merewenna
St. Merewenna

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