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Mary in Monmouthshire is a historical broadcast detailing ancient, secret and Catholic places often hidden away in Monmouthshire or the ancient kingdom of Gwent, Ergyng (South Hereford) and places visited by Mary who travels around in Cornwall and France. There is also a place for ancient hagiographies of saints conected with Monmouthshire and Caerleon-for example St David's hermitage in the Black Mountains near Llanthony, and its 19th centure apparition of the Virgin Mary.

May 14, 2008

St Illtyd was a great warrior but one of the most intelligent men in Wales, able to recite the Gospels, His early life in Brittany, his marriage, encounter with King Arthur and Paulinus, conversion by Cadoc are told in a number of dramatic stories and the drama of his fight with evil King Meirchion.

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May 1, 2008

Cadoc wishes to buy Gildas Bell, which Gildas is donating to the Holy Father Pope Agapetus in Rome (Vita mistakenly gives Alexander)The Pope blesses the bell, saying he knew Cadoc well as he had been to Rome seven times and to Jerusalem.The bell will not sound for him as it is full of gold, but the Holy Father asks...

May 1, 2008

Ballet exams, Church swaps, The Pope's visit, lack of coverage on BBC EWTN, SQPN at Atlanta at the Catholic New Media Day and Eucharistic Congress,the breakdown of my microphone, Some cool feedback from Al Iguana about the martyrdom of Tyfdfil which gave Merthyr Tydfil its name. Homour and St Cadoc Part One....

May 1, 2008

This is a reissue of the previous version of this podcast with the first part included-so sorry about this.

In this podcast we consider Saint Tecla originally from Llandegla in North Wales near Ruthin. She was famous for her work with lepers.Details of rituals (slightly shonky) are given on