Fourth abbot of the abbey of Cava dei Tirreni in Campania, Italy. Elected in 1124, he served for 16 years of great political turmoil between state and Church; his rule was noted for his concern for the local laity under the abbey‘s protection, and for the works of the monks he sent out to reform other houses. Held in high esteem and sought out consellor by bishops, fuedal lords, King Roger II, Pope Anacletus II and Pope Innocent II.
- 16 November 1140 at Cava dei Tirreni monastery, Campania, Italy
- buried in Arsicia cave with other abbot of Cava dei Tirreni
- relics enshrined at the altar of Saint Benedict in the monastery church in 1928
- “Blessed Simeon of Cava“. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 November 2015. Web. 28 April 2017. <>