Blessed Frowin of Engelberg

Saint Frowin of EngelbergAlso known as

  • Frowin II
  • Frodowin….



Benedictine monk at Saint Blaise Abbey in Badan, Germany, and may have been at Einsiedeln Abbey in Switzerland. Abbot of Engelberg Abbey in Unterwalden, Switzerland in 1146. Spiritual teacher of Blessed Berchtold of Engelberg, and recommended him for the abbacy. Frowin founded a library and scriptorium, encouraged painting and art, and made the house a center for learning, art and piety. Wrote theological text books.


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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Frowin of Engelberg“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 November 2015. Web. 7 December 2021. <>