Blessed Arnulf of Velseca



Premonstratensian monk. Lector at the Saint Cornelius monastery in Ninove in modern Belgium. Worked as a shoemaker at the monastery. He enjoyed the work as it kept his hands busy while his mind was on the things of heaven. Made trips to all the neighboring parishes on Sundays and feasts to distribute alms to the poor.



  • fractured his skull when he fell off a ladder while putting up a ladder for an Ascension procession in 1221 at the Saint Cornelius monastery in Ninove (in modern Flanders, Belgium)
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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Arnulf of Velseca“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 June 2016. Web. 28 November 2021. <>