Book of Saints – Teilo

detail of a stained glass window of Saint Teilo of Llandaff, date and artist unknown; photographed on 24 May 2011 by Gwenddwr; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

(Theliau, Dillo) (Saint) Bishop (February 9) (6th century) A famous Saint of South Wales, disciple of Saint Dubritius, and friend of Saints Samson and David. Records exist of his pilgrimages to Rome and Brittany, where churches bear his name. He became the successor of both Saint Dubritius and Saint David in the Primacy of Wales and in the Bishopric of Llandaff, where his zeal and charity won him great repute. He died at his monastery of Llan-Deilo-Vawr, A.D. 560.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Teilo”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 February 2017. Web. 23 March 2017. <>