Saint Oudoceus

Also known as

  • Oudaceus
  • Eddogwy

Memorial

Profile

Son of a local leader in Brittany in France, he was dedicated to God at birth by his parents. Nephew and student of Saint Theliau. Grew up in Wales. Monk. Abbot of Llandeilo Fawr, Carmarthenshire, Wales. Third bishop of Llandaff, Wales c.580. Mauric, king of Glamorgan, assisted him in his ministry, but Oudoceus excommunicated him for assassinating a prince named Cynedu.

Born

Died

  • 615 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Oudoceus“. Saints.SQPN.com. 29 June 2013. Web. 30 July 2014. <>