Brief Story about Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
Saint Bernard was born of noble parentage in Burgundy, France,
in the castle of Fontaines near Dijon.
Saint Bernard was very devoted:
- To God, God the Father... Son, Jesus.
- He was devout with his faith, his Roman
Saint Bernard was a Franciscan, Monk and
Saint Bernard had many friends. He was so religious with
his Roman Catholic Religion that thirty of his friends also went to be monks and
Priests. All this took place in 1113.
Saint Bernard entire family was devoted
First his Father became a priest. Later all of his brothers joined
Saint Bernard in his monastery. Saint Bernard only had one sister.
And later on his sister too became a nun.
Saint Bernard was so devoted to his Roman
and was loved by many souls, they followed Saint Bernard... Jesus.
Saint Bernard was a good Priest and a pure role model for men
to join the Priesthood. A good Priest makes many souls more devoted, and
strengthening their believes in their Roman Catholic Faith. Also a good Priest
brings more non-Catholic souls to the Catholic Religion. Saint Bernard was that
Saint Bernard was that soul.
Again, a Perfect role model for men to join the
Priesthood of the Roman Catholic Religion.
Saint Bernard built a great monastery in
a valley called Clairvaux.
Many souls, hundreds of brave souls came and joined the
At that time the Turks
hated the Christians. They had a strong
army with many solders. Saint Bernard led the Christian armies
to fight the Turks. Saint Bernard taught the soldiers how to be
fine knights. The soldiers were called the Knights of the Temple.
Bernard during the battles carried only a crucifix.
Saint Bernard and his Knights of the Temple defeated the Turks.
Even during these battles, he wrote beautiful songs to the soldiers,
some of them we sing
to this day.
He died on August 20, 1153.
Saint Bernard Feast day is August