Blessed Macarius the Scot

illustration of Saint Macarius, Abbot, from the book 'Saints of the Order of Saint Benedict', designed by Father Amandus LiebhaberAlso known as

  • Macarius of the Scots Monastery
  • Macarius of Würzburg
  • Macario…

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Benedictine monk. Prior of the Scots Monastery Saint Jacob in Regensburg, Germany c.1138. First abbot of the Scots Monastery Saint Jakob in Würzburg, Germany, c.1139, and helped found a hospital there to serve pilgrims. Known for his good works, his simple ascetic life, and as a miracle worker.

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  • “Blessed Macarius the Scot“. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 November 2020. Web. 13 June 2021. <>