Blessed Richard of Floreffe

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One of the first Premonstratensian canons, joining at the Prémontré monastery at Laon, Aisne, Picardy, France in 1120. First prior of the monastery at Floreffe, Vallonia (in modern Belgium) in 1122 where he served the rest of his life. Richard was a pious man, known for his charity to the poor and his love of spreading the faith.

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  • 1129 of natural causes
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  • “Blessed Richard of Floreffe“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 January 2019. Web. 17 January 2019. <>