Blessed Gezelin of Schlebusch

illustration of Saint Gezelinus of Schlebusch; 1729; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Gezelin of Altenberg
  • Gezelinus of…
  • Gezzelin of…
  • Gezzelino of…
  • Ghislain of…
  • Gisle of…
  • Gozelin of…
  • Jocelin of…
  • Schezelinus of…

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12th-century hermit and Cistercian lay brother at Altenberg Abbey where he worked as a shepherd. Miracle worker, including ending a drought by stabbing his shepherd’s crook into the ground which caused a spring of water to erupt; the spring continues to flow today, and the water is known for healing powers.

Died

Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Gezelin of Schlebusch“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 August 2016. Web. 24 August 2016. <>