Primael (Primel) of Quimper, Hermit

May 16 is the Commemmoration of Saint Primael (Primel) of Quimper, Hermit, c. 450.
primel
“A hermit from Brittany. Originally from Britain, he left his native isle and settled in Brittany where he devoted himself to the eremitical life in Quimper. Churches there were subsequently dedicated to him.”

https://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=5461

See also: http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Primel

http://nominis.cef.fr/contenus/PrimaeldeQuimper.pdf

primel fountain
The Fountain of Saint Primael

About these ads

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 51 other followers

%d bloggers like this: