Saints of the Day – Blessed Hildemar of Arrouaise, O.S.A., Martyr


Born in Germany; died in the Artois, France, in 1097 or 1098. Blessed Hildemar was a hermit at Arrouaise in Artois. He was joined by many disciples for whom he founded the monastery of Arrouaise under the Augustinian Rule of the canons regular. He was killed by a cleric, who posed as a novice (Benedictines).

MLA Citation

  • Katherine I Rabenstein. Saints of the Day, 1998. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 September 2021. Web. 29 November 2021. <>