Blessed Anselm of Rot an der Rot

detail of a ceiling fresco depicting Blessed Anselm plaining the construction of the monastery of Steingaden by Johann George Bergmuller, 1751Also known as

  • Anselm of Steingaden



Soldier. Premonstratensian monk. Canon at the monastery of Mönchsrot in Rot an der Rot near Memmingen, Oberschwaben, Baden-Württemberg (in modern Germany). Spiritual student of Blessed Odino of Rot. Founding abbot of the monastery in Steingaden, Weilheim-Schongau, Bavaria (in modern Germany) in 1147; it became a center for learning, and was known for the piety of its monks, and their strict adherence to the Premonstratensian Rule.



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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Anselm of Rot an der Rot“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 February 2019. Web. 13 June 2021. <>