Blessed Nicholas Spira



Son of a lawyer, Nicholas received a good education, and became known as a good administrator. Premonstratensian monk at the monastery of Grimbergen, Brabant, Flanders (in modern Belgium); he served as sub-prior, then prior, and then was chosen abbot in 1543. Noted for his devotion to the Eucharist and the Liturgy. He was forced from his monastery in 1566 when Protestants burned it down.



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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Nicholas Spira“. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 July 2018. Web. 28 November 2021. <>