Blessed Idesbald of Dunes

an engraving of Saint Idesbald, artist unknown; taken from the book 'L'ordre de Citeux en Belgique', 1926Memorial

Profile

Court page and courtier to the Count of Flanders, Belgium. Canon priest of Veurne, Belgium in 1135, a position he resigned to become a Cistercian monk at the abbey of Our Lady of the Dunes on the sand hills between Dunkirk and Nieuport. Abbot there for 12 years.

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Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Idesbald of Dunes“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 June 2020. Web. 4 August 2020. <>