Blessed Bertrand of Garrigue

Also known as

  • The Second Dominic

Memorial

Profile

Priest. Worked with the Cistercians. Noted preacher. Fought Albigensianism. Worked with Saint Dominic de Guzman, and became his close friend and travelling companion. Joined the Dominicans in 1216 and helped them survive and thrive in their early years. Governed the first Dominican foundation in Paris, France, and helped establish their tradition of scholarship. Dominican provincial of Provence. Miracle worker. Died during the preaching of a mission to the Cistercian sisters of Saint Mary of the Woods.

Born

Died

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Bertrand of Garrigue“. Saints.SQPN.com. 6 September 2014. Web. 25 December 2014. <>