Posts tagged ‘Saints who were Monks’

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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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Zosimo Maria Brambat“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 May 2020. Web. 3 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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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Maturin-Marie Pitri“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 May 2020. Web. 3 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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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Modeste-Marie Burgen“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 May 2020. Web. 3 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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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Albertin-Marie Maisonade“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 May 2020. Web. 3 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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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Jan Chrysostom Zavrel“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 May 2020. Web. 3 August 2020. <>

Blessed Ignace-Alexandre-Joseph Cardon

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  • 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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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Ignace-Alexandre-Joseph Cardon“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 May 2020. Web. 3 August 2020. <>

Saint Indreachtach of Bangor

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Son of Dobhailen. Monk. Abbot of Bangor Abbey.

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  • “Saint Indreachtach of Bangor“. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 March 2020. Web. 3 August 2020. <>

Blessed Eustachius of Huy

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Eldest of the sons of Blessed Ivetta of Huy, he was eventually brought to the faith by her. Cistercian monk at the Orval monastery (in modern Belgium). He later served as abbot of the house.

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  • “Blessed Eustachius of Huy“. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 March 2020. Web. 3 August 2020. <>

Saint Corman of Iona

Also known as

  • Coman

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Seventh-century priest. Monk at Iona Abbey. Missionary to Northumbria in northern England; he may have been the first priest to evangelize the area.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Corman of Iona“. CatholicSaints.Info. 12 March 2020. Web. 3 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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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Alramo of Niederaltaich“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 March 2020. Web. 3 August 2020. <>