St. David - Banner BAN713
Artwork by the Benedictine Sisters of Turvey Abbey
David, Bishop. Patron
Saint of Wales.
Feast Day 1st March.
David (Dewi) is believed to have been born in
South Wales towards the end of the 6th Century. Tradition attributes the
foundation of ten monasteries to him, the most important being Menevia in
These communities were noted for the austerity and prayer practised by
the monks, in accord with that of the Egyptian hermits. By the 12th Centrury
pilgrims journeyed to his shrine at Menevia.
He was noted for his persuasive eloquence and it is said that at the church
synod in Cardigan which elected him head of the Welsh church a white dove
descended on his shoulder as he preached.
His last recorded words were said to
“Be joyful brothers, and sisters. Keep your faith and do the little things that
you have seen and heard with me.”
Banner: Dye sublimation printing on a 100% close weave, natural feel polyester
material with dowling, tulip wood end caps and gold hanging cord. An extra
depth of approx. 12" should be allowed when measuring to allow for the
hanging cord. A sample of the material can be supplied upon request.
Floor standing Roller / Pull-up banner: These banners
have a self-winding cassette mechanism and extending support pole made from
durable anodised brushed aluminium. The banner size is 79" x 31.5" /
200cm x 80cm and printed on 180 micron matt-coated vinyl. Includes a free
padded carry bag to store your banner when not in use.
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