New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Robert of Newminster

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Confessor of the faith. Born in Gargrave, England; died in 1159 in Yorkshire, England. He studied at the University of Paris, served as parish priest at Gargrave, joined the Benedictines at Whitby, and later entered the Cistercian monastery at Fountains. In 1138 he established the Abbey of Newminster at Morpeth, Northumberland, which later became a place of pilgrimage. Feast, 7 June.

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