Saint Govan

Also known as

  • Cofen
  • Gofan
  • Goven
  • Gowan

Memorial

Profile

Sixth century hermit who lived on the face of a cliff at Saint Govan’s Head, Dyfed, Wales; his stone hut survives today, and attracts many visitors. Spiritual student of Saint Ailbe.

Died

Canonized

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Govan“. Saints.SQPN.com. 16 May 2014. Web. 25 December 2014. <>