Blessed Bertrand of Garrigue

Also known as

  • The Second Dominic



Priest. Worked with the Cistercians. Noted preacher. Fought Albigensianism. Worked with Saint Dominic de Guzman, and became his close friend and travelling companion. Joined the Dominicans in 1216 and helped them survive and thrive in their early years. Governed the first Dominican foundation in Paris, France, and helped establish their tradition of scholarship. Dominican provincial of Provence. Miracle worker. Died during the preaching of a mission to the Cistercian sisters of Saint Mary of the Woods.




Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Bertrand of Garrigue“. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 September 2008. Web. 13 October 2015. <>