Saint Deiniol of Bangor

Also known as

  • Daniel

Memorial

Profile

Son of a Celtic chieftain, possibly from the area of Strathclyde, Scotland; related to Saint Asaph of Llanelwy. Founded monasteries in Gwynedd and Flintshire. First bishop of Bangor, Wales, consecrated by Saint Dubritius. An evangelist and excellent shepherd of his people. Worked with Saint David of Wales. The cathedral of Bangor and several other churches were named in his honour.

Died

  • c.565 of natural causes
  • buried on Bardsey Island

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Deiniol of Bangor“. Saints.SQPN.com. 23 November 2013. Web. 11 July 2014. <>