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  Bernard of Clairvaux - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bernard was the main voice of conservatism during the intellectual revival of Western Europe called the Renaissance of the 12th century and the main opponent of rising scholastic theology.
2 Abbot of the Cistercian abbey of Clairvaux
Bernard's resolution to become a monk was not, however, shaken, and when he at last definitely decided to join the community that Robert of Molesme had founded at Citeaux in 1098, he took with him his brothers and many of his relations and friends.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Bernard of Clairvaux
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.
During an absence from Clairvaux, the Grand Prior of Cluny, Bernard of Uxells, sent by the Prince of Priors, to use the expression of Bernard, went to Clairvaux and enticed away the abbot's cousin, Robert of Châtillon.
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.
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 History Of Saint Bernard
Bernard was born in 1090 in the Chateau of Fontaines-les Dijon, of pious parents, Aleth and Tescelin, members of the upper nobility of Burgundy.
Bernard, on the side of Innocent II, fought vigorously in support of the Church, and his prescience and powerful personality were mostly responsible for the ultimate peaceful solution to this unspeakable blot on Church history.
Bernard fearlessly condemned some of his contemporaries who scorned the Sacrament of Marriage, and he laid solid groundwork for the future recognition of the sanctity of this Rite, both in the Church and in Juris Prudence.
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 St. Bernard's Parish - stbernard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Bernard, Abbot and Doctor of the Church St. Bernard was born of noble parentage in Burgundy, France, in the castle of Fontaines near Dijon.
Bernard was at once appointed Abbot and began that active life which has rendered him the most conspicuous figure in the history of the 12th century.
Then he explained that his name was Bernard, the son of the Lord of Fontaines, one of the leading nobles of Burgundy, and that with him were several of his five brothers and other relations, as well as friends.
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 Bernard of Clairvaux - ReligionFacts
Bernard of Clairvaux (Bernardus Clarevallis) is one of the most prominent personalities of the twelfth century, of the entire Middle Ages, and of church history in general.
Bernard is most deeply permeated by the feeling of owing everything to the grace of God, that on the working of God rests the beginning and end of the state of salvation, and that we are to trust only in his grace, not in our works and merits.
Bernard of Clairvaux - The Cistercians in Yorkshire
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 Medieval Sourcebook: Encyclopaedia Britannica: St. Bernard
BERNARD, ST, one of the most illustrious Christian teachers and representatives of monasticism in the Middle Ages, was born at Fontaines, near Dijon, in Burgundy, in 1091.
Thanks to his considerate friend the abbot of Clairvaux was forced to abandon the cares of his new establishment, and in retirement and a healthful regimen to seek renewed health.
Bernard became an object of abuse as the great preacher of a movement which had terminated so disastrously, and wrote in humility an apologetic letter to the Pope, in which the divine judgments are made as usual accountable for human folly.
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 St. Bernard Parish, Keene, NH St. Bernard of Clairvaux
Bernard was the third son of Tescelin Sorrel, a nobleman of Burgandy, and was sent to school under secular canons at Chatillon-sur-Seine.
But Bernard was not destined to stay at Citeaux, even though he had gone there determined to die to the world and remain in obscurity.
Clairvaux had been the mother house from which 68 monasteries had been founded, and the Cistercian Order went on to become one of the great influences in European life of the 13th century.
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For St. Bernard the decisive struggle was over before he came to Cîteaux; he was abbot at twenty-five, and for almost forty years he could act and speak as the father of an immense and saintly family.
Bernard could be all things to all men; his biographer tells us not only that his counsel was sought, by letter and face to face, all over Christendom, but that he was happiest and most himself in the daily relations with his monks.
Bernard's feats of endurance and the interminable list of his wonders fill almost all the space in his biographies that is not given to his achievements as founder of Clairvaux and her many daughters, as champion of the Church, and as the hammer of heretics.
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 Saint Patrick's Church: Saints of September 15   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Saint Albinus succeeded Saint Justus in 381 as bishop of Lyons.
Saint Joseph, abbot of Alaverdi, Georgia, Iberia, was on of the 13 Syriac followers of Saint John Zedazneli, who evangelized the area and introduced monasticism there (Benedictines).
Saint Ouen, became abbot of a small monastery and the pastor of the church of Varenne (Rouen).
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 Saint Bernard of Clairvaux   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux is one of the most ilustrious Christian teacher and representatives of monasticism in the Middle Ages.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux was the primary builder of the Cistercian order of monks.
By the new constitution of the Cistercians Clairvaux became the chief monastery of the five branches into which the order was divided under the supreme direction of the abbot of Citeaux.
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 Saint Malachy Parish - Our Patron Saint
Saint Charles Borromeo praised him for attending to the needy, bringing the holy sacraments to all alike, and renewing the fervor of the people in receiving them.
Saint Bernard says of that experience: "His obedience as a disciple, his love of silence, his fervor in mortification and prayer, were the means and marks of his spiritual progress."
While in Rome in 1139, Saint Malachy is said to have gone into a trance and received a strange vision in which he foresaw all the popes from the death of Innocent II until the end of time.
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 St. Bernard of Clairvaux
Bernard, son of Tescelin Sorrel, and Aleth, daughter of the lord of Montbard, was born in the family castle of Fontaines, near Dijon, in Burgundy.
Bernard was a defender of traditional authority, of "faith not as an opinion but as a certitude"; Abelard spoke for the new rationalism, represented by Anselm, and for the free exercise of human reason.
Bernard was at first unwilling to appear; but when Abelard's supporters claimed that he was afraid to meet the recalcitrant teacher face to face, he felt obliged to attend.
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 Bernard of Clairvaux, Saint - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX, SAINT [Bernard of Clairvaux, Saint], 1090?-1153, French churchman, mystic, Doctor of the Church.
A holy life, a reputation for miraculous cures, and unusual eloquence made Bernard renowned, and he became the most powerful religious influence in France and, in time, in all Western Europe.
He was tireless in journeys to make peace, and he undertook many arduous charitable missions; he stopped a wave of pogroms in the Rhineland (1146) and he repeatedly saved luckless peasants from the powerful.
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 Bernard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, 12th century monk and leader of the Cistercians
Bernard of Anhalt, count of Anhalt and duke of Saxony
Bernard of Menthon, 10th century monk, namesake of the Great St. Bernard Pass and the St.
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 Saint Patrick's Church: Saints of April 19
Bernard committed some unspecified, apparently horrible, crime for which the bishop of Maguelonne (Provence) mandated seven years of public penance in 1170.
Subdeacon to Saint Zenobius, the bishop of Florence, Crescentius was also a disciple of Saint Ambrose (Attwater2, Benedictines).
There is a saint Expeditus recorded in the Roman Martyrology for today included with Hermogenes and Companions; however, the cultus of Saint Expeditus didn't develop until very late and was probably based on a play of words: expedito means "expeditiously" so this saint is invoked in moments of urgency.
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 Love of Bride and Bridegroom | Saint Bernard of Clairvaux on the Song of Songs -Welcome to The Crossroads Initiative
It is used in the Roman Office of Readings for the memorial of St. Bernard of Clairvaux on Aug 20.
Bernard of Clairvaux was clearly one of the greatest preachers of all time.
Bernard died in 1153 and was later proclaimed a saint and a Doctor of the Church.
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The City of Dayton Kentucky, where Saint Bernard is located, came into being on March 1, 1848 when the General Assembly of Kentucky incorporated the town of Jamestown, the eastern half of the current city.
On August 23rd, 1914 the first Mass was celebrated in the newly finished church dedicated under the patronage of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, the patron of the pastor Rev. Bernard Greifenkamp.
Bernard School building was erected on property adjacent to the new church building, the lower grades continued to use Saint Francis of Assisi School on Third Street.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Bernard of Clairvaux, Saint   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Bernard of Clairvaux Research Bernard of Clairvaux at the world's largest online library.
Bernard of Clairvaux, Saint BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX, SAINT [Bernard of Clairvaux, Saint], 1090?-1153, French churchman, mystic, Doctor of the Church.
Malachy, Saint MALACHY, SAINT [Malachy, Saint], 1095-1148, Irish churchman, reformer of the church in Ireland.
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 Patron Saints Index: Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
At age 22, fearing the ways of the world, he, four of his brothers, and 25 friends joined the abbey of Citeaux; his father and another brother joined soon after.
Founded and led the monastery at Clairvaux which soon had over 700 monks and 160 daughter houses.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Cistercian, by Abbot M Basil Pennington, OCSO
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 Saint Bernard of Clairvaux. Cistercian Doctor of the Church, Last of the Fathers. By M. Basil Pennington OCSO.
Bernard, the founding abbot of Clairvaux Abbey in Burgundy, was one of the most commanding Church leaders in the first half of the twelfth century as well as one of the greatest spiritual masters of all times and the most powerful propagator of the Cistercian reform.
Stephen Harding, he was sent in 1115 to begin a new monastery near Aube: Clairvaux, the Valley of Light.
Bernard's spiritual writing as well as his extraordinary personal magnetism began to attract many to Clairvaux and the other Cistercian monasteries, leading to many new foundations.
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 Saint Bernard
Saint Bernard Abbey is a Catholic monastery of Benedictine monks located in Cullman, in the Appalachian foothills of northern Alabama.
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 La Chapelle Saint Bernard de Clairvaux | Claravallis.org © 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The chapel is designed in memory of Saint Bernard de Clairvaux; its walls are engraved with his sermons and texts these are illuminated throughout the yearly cycles of sunrise and sunset.
The chapel shall be positioned along the axis of the main church of the Clairvaux Abbey; however, outside the wall of the cloister as to not disturb the daily rituals of the monks.
I propose a chapel based on the poetic visions of Saint Bernard de Clairvaux and those who shaped his vision and to celebrate silence, light, prayer, peace, joy and the sacrifice of men.
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 Aug 20
O God, by whose providence blessed Bernard was sent to guide thy people in the way of everlasting salvation : grant, we beseech thee ; that as we have learned of him the doctrine of life on earth, so we may be found worthy to have him for our advocate in heaven.
Bernard was born at a decent place in Burgundy called Fontaines.
Bernard, Fontanis in Burgundia honesto loco natus, usque a puerítia castitátem diligentíssime coluit.
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 AllRefer.com - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux (Saints Biography) - Encyclopedia
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux[klrvO´] Pronunciation Key, 1090?–1153, French churchman, mystic, Doctor of the Church.
Born of noble family, in 1112 he entered the Cistercian abbey of CIteaux, taking along 4 or 5 brothers and some 25 friends.
See W. Williams, Saint Bernard of Clairvaux (1952); T. Merton, The Last of the Fathers (1954, repr.
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 St. Bernard's Parish - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Saint Bernard’s Parish was founded in May of 1862 but the current church building was actually not completed until 1960!
Bernard was the born in Burgandy, France of nobility parentage, but chose a life of poverty and devotion to God.
A beautiful new statue of Saint Bernard has been donated to the church by the Thompson family of Nine Mile River.  It was hand crafted in Italy and is a wonderful representation of our patron saint; we'd like to take this opportunity to thank the Thompson's for their generosity!
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 Saint bernard, saint joan by bernard shaw, saint bernard kegs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Saint bernard Patron Saints Index: Saint Bernard Tolomeo, saint joan by bernard shaw, saint bernard kegs..
Saint Bernard Dogs - BreedersClub saint bernard.net is a website to search for information on puppies for sale, dogs for sale, dog breeds, dog breeders, dog names and.
Bernard Parish, Louisiana St. Bernard Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana saint bernard.
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 Saint Bernard of Clairvaux   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Doctor Mellifluus Encyclical of Pope Pius XII on Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, The las of the Fathers, May 24, 1953
Rhythmical Prayer to the Sacred Members of Jesus Hanging on the Cross, Ascribed to Saint Bernard of Clairvaux.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux by by Abbot M. Basil Pennington OCSO
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 Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, abbot | Biography & Online Writings of the Melifluous Doctor of the Catholic Church ...
When St. Bernard decided to abandon the privilege of noble life to enter the monastery, he brought over 30 noble relatives with him.
Once professed he was very soon made abbot and went on to found over 40 monasteries in his lifetime.
Bernard's magnetic preaching and exemplary character changed the lives of thousands and his writing continues today to inspire Christians everywhere.
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