Buriana


Buriana

Infobox Saint
name=Saint Buriana
birth_date=6th century
death_date=6th century
feast_day=May 1
venerated_in=Roman Catholic Church


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Saint Buriana was a 6th century Cornish saint from St Buryan, near Penzance, in Cornwall.

Buriana ministered from a chapel on the site of the parish church at St Buryan. She is said to have been the daughter of an Irish king and travelled to Cornwall from Ireland as a missionary to convert the Cornish to Christianity. One legend tells how she cured the paralysed son of King Geraint of Dumnonia. Baring-Gould identifies her with the Irish Saint Bruinsech.

Buriana's feast day is on 1 May.

External links

* [http://www.earlybritishkingdoms.com/bios/buriana.html Early British Kingdoms: St. Buriana]


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