Saint Mewan of Bretagne

detail of a stained glass window of Saint Mewan of Bretagne, date and artist unknown; Saint Joseoph Chapel, Saint-Meen-le-Grand, France; photographed on 6 May 2016 by GO69; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Mewan of Brittany
  • Mewan of Cornwall
  • Maine…
  • Mavenus…
  • Meen…
  • Melanus…
  • Mevan…
  • Mevenno…
  • Mevenus…

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Followed Saint Samson from Wales to Brittany in the sixth century, accompanied by his godson Saint Austell of Cornwall. Evangelized the Broceliande district. Founded the monastery at Parmpont, Brittany, France that was later named for him.

Died

  • c.617 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Mewan of Bretagne“. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 May 2016. Web. 24 August 2016. <>