David grew up to become a great preacher. He founded monastic settlements in Wales, Brittany, and South East England.

He was a vegetarian who only ate bread, herbs, and vegetables. He only drank water.

He died in c589 and is buried at St David’s Cathedral.

The phrase he used, Gwnewch y pethau bychain mewn bywd..... Do the little things in life... Is still well known in Wales today.

David is the Patron Saint of Wales and his Feast day is on 1 March.

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By Teresa Mulgrew