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Saint Bernard of Clairvaux (Fontaines, near Dijon, 1090 – August 21, 1153 in Clairvaux) was a French abbot and the primary builder of the reforming Cistercian monastic order. ... St. ... Saint Bernard (778–23 January 842) was archbishop of Vienne from 810 until his death. ... Saint Bernardino of Siena (sometimes Bernardine, September 8, 1380 – May 20, 1444) was an Italian preacher, Franciscan missionary and Christian saint. ... Blessed Bernardo Tolomei (1272 - 1348) is the founder of the Roman Catholic congregation of the Blessed Virgin of Monte Oliveto. ... Saint Bernard was born on the island of Sicily in the year 1605. ... The Vietnamese Martyrs also known as the Martyrs of Tonkin, Martyrs of Annam or Martyrs of IndoChina, are saints on the Roman Catholic calendar of saints canonized by Pope John Paul II. Their feast day is 24 November although several of these saints have another memorial day as they were...

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Saint-Bernard is a village in the French département of Ain, located on the banks of the Saône river approximately 20 km north of Lyon. ... Saint Bernard is a 4th class municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. ... Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle is a municipality in Les Jardins-de-Napierville Regional County Municipality, Quebec, Canada, located in the administrative area of Montérégie. ... St. ... St. ...

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Bernard of Clairvaux - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2942 words)
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux (Fontaines, near Dijon, 1090 – August 21, 1153 in Clairvaux) was a French abbot and theologian who was the main voice of conservatism during the intellectual revival of Western Europe called the Renaissance of the 12th century.
Bernard was born into the noble class: his father, a knight named Tecelin, perished on crusade; and his mother Aleth, a daughter of the noble house of Mon-Bar, and a woman distinguished for her piety, died while Bernard was a boy.
Bernard's resolution to become a monk was not, however, shaken, and when he at last definitely decided to join the community which Robert of Molesme had founded at Citeaux in 1098, he took with him his brothers and many of his relations and friends.
CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Bernard of Clairvaux (3552 words)
Bernard, the third of a family of seven children, six of whom were sons, was educated with particular care, because, while yet unborn, a devout man had foretold his great destiny.
Bernard resumed his commentary on the "Canticle of Canticles", assisted in 1139, at the Second General Lateran Council and the Tenth Oecumenical, in which the surviving adherents of the schism were definitively condemned.
Bernard sent him, at his own request, various instructions which compose the "Book of Consideration", the predominating idea of which is that the reformation of the Church ought to commence with the sanctity of the head.
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