Blessed Rabanus Maurus

Also known as

  • Hrabanus Maurus
  • Maurus Magnentius Rabanus
  • Reabanus Maurus
  • Rhabanus Maurus

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He grew up in the abbey in Fulda, Germany. Spiritual student of Saint Alcuin of Tours and Saint Eigil. Benedictine monk. Headmaster of the abbey school. Deacon. Priest. Abbot. Bishop of Mainz, Germany. Noted for his charity, feeding up to 300 poor people at his house each day. Promoted the education of the clergy. Wrote bible commentaries, homilies, poetry, including one that praised and preserved the memory of Saint Frederick of Utrecht.

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Rabanus Maurus“. Saints.SQPN.com. 29 January 2014. Web. 24 September 2014. <>