Saint Andrew Zorard

detail of a photograph of a statue of Saint Andreas Svorad, Nitra, Slovak Republic; taken on 28 June 2011 by Kenad; swiped off the Wikipedia web site
Also known as

  • Sverad
  • Svorad
  • Swierad
  • Swirad
  • Wszechrad
  • Zoerardus
  • Zoërard
  • Zurawek
  • Zórawek

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Missionary hermit in the area of Olawa, Silesia (in modern Poland). Monk in Tropie, Poland. Hermit and then Benedictine monk on Mount Zobar, Hungary c.1003. Spiritual teacher of Saint Benedict of Szakalka. Known for his austere, contemplative life and personal piety. A biography of him was written by Blessed Maurus of Pecs.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Andrew Zorard”. Saints.SQPN.com. 9 December 2012. Web. 22 September 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-andrew-zorard/>