Saint Brenach of Carn-Engyle

Nevern CrossAlso known as

  • Brynach
  • Bemach
  • Bemacus
  • Bernach
  • Bernacus
  • Bryynach

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Profile

Contemporary of Saint Patrick. Fifth-century missionary to Wales. Converted a large part of Wales, including Brecan, ruler of South Wales who then founded many churches throughout the region. Built a cell and church at a place called Carn-Englyi (Mountain of the Angels), overhanging Nefyn in Gwynedd in Wales.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Brenach of Carn-Engyle“. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 March 2019. Web. 24 October 2021. <>