Blessed David of Himmerod

Memorial

Profile

Studied in Paris, France. Benedictine Cistercian monk at Clairvaux Abbey in 1131; spiritual student of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux who accepted David after he had been initially rejected due to health problems. Assigned by Saint Bernard to found and lead the Himmerod Abbey, Trier, Germany in 1134. Miracle worker, healer, exorcist with the gift of prophecy.

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Died

Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed David of Himmerod“. Saints.SQPN.com. 10 December 2013. Web. 16 April 2014. <>