Benedictine saints & blesseds: April 2011 Archives

Saint Robert of Molesme

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St Robert of Molesme welcomes Bernard.jpgApril 17, 2011 marks the 900th anniversary of the death of St. Robert of Molesme, which, this year, is Palm Sunday. This anniversary of death of Saint Robert coincides with the historic beginning of the Cistercians with Robert's arrival with his group of monks first arrived at Cîteaux on Palm Sunday (March 21, 1098). Along with Saints Alberic and Stephen, Saint Robert is one of the founders of Cîteaux.

The text of the Life of Saint Robert is available hereYou'll find the rather lengthy article referred to at: Life of St. Robert of Molesme.  A shorter version of Saint Robert's life can be found on Wikipedia.

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Paul A. Zalonski is from New Haven, CT. He is a member of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation, a Catholic ecclesial movement and an Oblate of Saint Benedict. Contact Paul at paulzalonski[at]



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