Saint Clarus of Vienne

statue of Saint Clarus of Vienne, church of Saint Clair; artist unknown; photographed February 2010 by Frachet; swiped off WikipediaAlso known as

  • Clarus du Dauphiné
  • Clair…
  • Claro…

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Benedictine monk at the abbey of Saint Ferreol. Abbot of Saint Marcellus in Vienne, Dauphine (in modern France). Noted spiritual director, including work at the convent of Saint Blandina where his own mother and sisters were nuns. Was also known for a profound understanding of theology, yet a teaching style that made it clear to any student. Reputed miracle worker.

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  • “Saint Clarus of Vienne“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 January 2017. Web. 24 February 2017. <>