Saint Pedro de Osma

Also known as

  • Pedro of Bourges



Benedictine monk at the Cluniac Saint-Orens Abbey in Auch, France. He and several brother monks moved to Castile at the request of Archbishop Bernardo de Salvivat of Toledo, Spain in order to bring the Cluniac reform to the region. Arch-deacon of the Toledo. Bishop of Osma, Spain in 1101; the area was newly freed of Muslim rule. Pedro was known for his personal piety, his endless hard work, and his ministry and support of the poor, the sick and the imprisoned. Started construction of the Cathedral of Santa Maria de Osma. Some sources say he was chosen archbishop of Toledo in 1109, but that’s questionable. Died while attending the funeral of King Alfonso VI.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Pedro de Osma“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 August 2016. Web. 19 January 2017. <>