St. Winifred - Banner BAN756
Artwork by the Benedictine Sisters of Turvey Abbey
Feast Day 3rd November.
Born in Flintshire, Wales
she joined a convent in Denbighshire where she died in 650. Around the time her
remains were transferred and interred at the Benedictine Abbey in Shrewsbury in
1398 legends about her life and death originated. One of these tells how a local
chieftain she refused to marry decapitated her and where her head rested the
spring known as Holywell originated. The legend continues that Winifred's
uncle, St. Beuno, restored her head and her life and she joined a convent.
The Holywell has continued as an unbroken
shrine of Christian pilgrimage, even though times of persecution, until the
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