Apr 21

Saint Anselm of Canterbury

April 21st XII century

Anselmo (Masculino)
Other saints
Other saints named Anselmo
en Aosta, in current Italy
in Canterbury, in current United kingdom
April 21st
Picture of Saint Anselm of Canterbury Fuente: wikimedia.org
St. Anselm, Bishop and doctor of the Church, born in Aosta, was monk and Abbot of the monastery of Bec, in Normandy, teaching brothers to walk along the path of perfection and to seek God for the understanding of the faith. Promoted to the illustrious see of Canterbury, in England, he worked hard for the freedom of the Church, suffering hardship and exile. Roman martyrology