St. Kenneth icon
Orthodox icon of Saint Kenneth (Kyned, Kened, Keneth, Cenydd).
Commemorated August 1.
Saint Kenneth was born in the 6th century, Welsh tradition has it that he was a son of Saint Gildas the Wise. He married and had at least one son. He became a monk under Saint Illtud and was the founder of Llangenydd in the Gower Peninsula in south-west Wales. He later went to Brittany, where the village of Ploumelin is the centre of his cultus.
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