Saint Paul Aurelian

Saint Paul AurelianAlso known as

  • Paul of Léon
  • Paol Aorelian
  • Paulinus Aurelianus
  • Paul Aurelian of Léon
  • Pol de Léon

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Born a Romano-Briton prince, the son of Perphius, a Welsh chieftain. Educated at Llantwit Major with Saint David of Wales, Saint Samson of York, Saint Gildas the Wise and Saint Illtyd. Hermit. To escape being made a bishop, he and 12 companions established a monastery at Porz-Pol, Ouessant Island, Brittany (part of modern France. He later relented and became bishop of Ouismon. Spiritual director of his nephew, Saint Joavan of Brittany.

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  • “Saint Paul Aurelian“. Saints.SQPN.com. 17 February 2014. Web. 19 September 2014. <>