Blessed Engelbert Beets

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Joined the Premonstratensians in 1561 in the Averbode monastery near Diest, Brabant, Belgium. Ordained a priest and chosen Vicar of Rumen, Belgium in 1570. Fleeing ahead of Protestants forces, he moved to Sint-Truiden, Limburg, Belgium where he applied himself to parish work, but when a Protestant army overran the area he was captured and executed. Martyr.

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  • “Blessed Engelbert Beets“. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 December 2018. Web. 16 February 2019. <>