Monday, May 18, 2015

Obscure Saint of the Day: St. Elgiva of Shaftesbury

It's May 18, and we know that can only mean one thing:

Happy Feast of St. Elgiva of Shaftesbury!


Elgiva was a Queen and Mother to King Edwy of the Saxons and King Edgar of England. 

She gave everything up to become a Benedcitine nun. 

St. Elgiva died in 944.

St. Elgiva of Shaftesbury, pray for us!

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