Blessed Roger Lefort

Blessed Roger LefortAlso known as

  • Roger le Fort
  • Roger de Beaufort
  • Roger de Ternes
  • Roger of Bourges



French noble, the son of Godefroy le Fort, the lord of Ternes, Limousin. Nephew of Cardinal de la Chapelle. Bishop of Orleans, France in 1321 while still a sub-deacon. Bishop of Limoges, France in 1328. Bishop of Bourges, France in 1343. Instituted a feast in honour of Mary‘s Immaculate Conception. His will he left all his property for the education of poor boys.


  • c.1285 in the castle of Ternes near Guéret, Les Ternes, Creuse, France


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Roger Lefort“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 January 2021. Web. 17 April 2021. <>