Blessed Humbert of Clairvaux



Benedictine monk at Chaise-Deux. Monk at Clairvaux Abbey in 1117. Prior at Clairvaux, appointed by Saint Bernard. Abbot at Igny, France in 1127. Humbert tried to return to Clairvaux, but was ordered back to Igny by Bernard under pain of monastic excommunication. Bernard delivered a touching homily at Humbert’s funeral Mass.


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  • “Blessed Humbert of Clairvaux“. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 December 2016. Web. 23 June 2021. <>