New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Gilbert of Sempringham


Confessor, founder of the Order of Gilbertines, born Sempringham, England, c.1083; died there, 1189. He was the first “Master” of his order, and erected a convent for his nuns at Sempringham. Canonized, 1202. Relics at Sempringham. Feast, 11 February.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Gilbert of Sempringham”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 February 2013. Web. 24 March 2019. <>