Saint Maw

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Immigrated from Ireland to Cornwall, England to live as a hermit by the sea near Falmouth. His reputation for piety led to would-be students, and he helped spread Christianity through the region. The area of his hermitage, and a holy well are known as Saint Mawes.

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  • “Saint Maw“. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 May 2016. Web. 22 November 2017. <>