Premonstratensian monk. Canon of the Mariegaarde monastery in Hallum, Friesland (in the modern Netherlands). Priest. A pious and well-educated man, he was known as a poet, a writer of biblical commentary, and a popular preacher. Parish priest in Grijn where he had a special ministry of teaching children. Chosen abbot of Mariegaarde monastery on 14 September 1238.
- “Blessed Jarich of Mariegaarde“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 July 2016. Web. 8 December 2016. <>