Blessed Simeon of Cava

Also known as

  • Symeon



Fourth abbot of the abbey of Cava dei Tirreni in Campania, Italy. Elected in 1124, he served for 16 years of great political turmoil between state and Church; his rule was noted for his concern for the local laity under the abbey‘s protection, and for the works of the monks he sent out to reform other houses. Held in high esteem and sought out consellor by bishops, fuedal lords, King Roger II, Pope Anacletus II and Pope Innocent II.




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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Simeon of Cava“. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 November 2015. Web. 1 December 2021. <>