Educated by Premonstratensians at the Mönchsrot monastery in Memmingen, Germany. Premonstratensian monk. Canon of the Bad Schussenried monastery in Biberach, Germany, making his solemn vows on 17 April 1717. Studied theology in Dillingen, Germany. Ordained on 6 January 1721. Professor of theology and philosophy while serving as prior of his house and novice master. Parish priest in Eggmansried, Germany from 1749 to 1755. Noted writer on spiritual matters.
- “Blessed Benedict Metzler“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 July 2016. Web. 2 December 2016. <>