Saint Bernard of Lérida

Also known as

  • Achmed

Memorial

Profile

Son of Almanzor, Muslim caliph of Lerida, Catalonia. Brother of Saint Mary and Saint Grace. Convert. Benedictine Cistercian monk at Poblet, taking the name Bernard. With his sisters, he tried to convert his brother Almanzor, who turned them over to Moorish authorities. Martyr.

Born

  • at Lerida, Catalonia (in modern Spain) as Achmed

Died

Patronage

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Bernard of Lérida”. Saints.SQPN.com. 31 August 2012. Web. 13 July 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-bernard-of-lerida/>