Posts tagged ‘Member of the Benedictines’

Blessed Zosimo Maria Brambat

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Cistercian brother in the Congregation of Casamari, he joined the abbey in 1792 and made his profession on 20 November 1795. Martyred by invading French revolutionary soldiers, he died while trying to get to a location where he could receive the sacraments before his death.

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  • “Blessed Zosimo Maria Brambat“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 May 2020. Web. 13 August 2020. <>

Blessed Maturin-Marie Pitri

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Drafted into the French army, he was assigned to serve in Italy during the Napoleonic wars. He became seriously ill in Veroli, Italy, hospitalized, and while being cared for by Blessed Ignace-Alexandre-Joseph Cardon, Maturin admitted to being drawn to religious life, and of a desire to join the Cistercians. When he recovered from his illness in January 1799, Blessed Ignace helped smuggle Maturin to the Casamari abbey where he began working toward becoming a Cistercian brother. Martyred by invading French revolutionary soldiers.

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  • Fontainebleau, Seine-et-Marne, France

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  • “Blessed Maturin-Marie Pitri“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 May 2020. Web. 13 August 2020. <>

Blessed Modeste-Marie Burgen

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Also known as

  • Bougue

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Trappist monk at the abbey of Settefonti, Ozzano dell’Emilia, Italy. Cistercian brother in the Congregation of Casamari, making his monastic vows on 9 January 1797. Martyred by invading French revolutionary soldiers.

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  • “Blessed Modeste-Marie Burgen“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 May 2020. Web. 13 August 2020. <>

Blessed Albertin-Marie Maisonade

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Cistercian chorister monk in the Congregation of Casamari, making his profession on 20 November 1793. Martyred by invading French revolutionary soldiers.

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  • “Blessed Albertin-Marie Maisonade“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 May 2020. Web. 13 August 2020. <>

Blessed Jan Chrysostom Zavrel

Also known as

  • Dominique-Marie

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Cistercian priest in the Congregation of Casamari, making his profession on 6 June 1777. He served the house as a master of novices. Martyred by invading French revolutionary soldiers.

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  • “Blessed Jan Chrysostom Zavrel“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 May 2020. Web. 13 August 2020. <>

Blessed Ignace-Alexandre-Joseph Cardon

Also known as

  • Brother Simèon-Marie

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Benedictine monk, making his profession on 4 August 1782 at the monastery of San Mauro in Saint-Faron de Meaux, France. Being opposed to the Civil Constitution of the Clergy imposed during the French Revolution, Brother Simèon-Marie fled France in 1795 and became a Cistercian priest in the Congregation of Casamari on 5 May 1797. He served as treasurer, prior and, in 1798, abbot of the Casamari abbey. He was known for his personal piety, adminstrative skill, and for ministry to the sick. Martyred by invading French revolutionary soldiers.

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  • “Blessed Ignace-Alexandre-Joseph Cardon“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 May 2020. Web. 13 August 2020. <>

Blessed Jaume Vendrell Olivella

Blessed Jaume Vendrell OlivellaAlso known as

  • Brother Bernat

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Member of the Benedictine Subiaco Congregation. Martyred in the Spanish Civil War.

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  • “Blessed Jaume Vendrell Olivella“. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 March 2020. Web. 13 August 2020. <>

Blessed Alramo of Niederaltaich

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Benedictine monk at the Niederaltaich monastery no later than 1099. Details about his life have been lost.

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  • “Blessed Alramo of Niederaltaich“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 March 2020. Web. 13 August 2020. <>

Blessed Arnulf of Saint-Père-en-Vallée

Also known as

  • Arnulf of Chartres
  • Arnolfo…
  • Arnoul…
  • Arnulfus…
  • Arnulphus…

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Benedictine monk. Abbot of the Saint-Père-en-Vallée monastery near Chartres, France for the final three years of his life. There were controversies during his abbacy as Arnulf lived by the Rule of his Order, insisted that his brother monks do the same, and some left rather than live the true Benedictine life.

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  • “Blessed Arnulf of Saint-Père-en-Vallée“. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 March 2020. Web. 13 August 2020. <>

Blessed Ponzio of Villeneuve

Also known as

  • Ponce

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Benedictine monk. Abbot of the abbey of Sant’André in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, France from 1063 to 1087. His brother monks included his blood brother and his father. The only biography of him has little biography, but a long list of miracles he performed.

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  • “Blessed Ponzio of Villeneuve“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 March 2020. Web. 13 August 2020. <>