Saint Gregory of Burtscheid



Benedictine Basilian monk at Cerchiara, Calabria, Italy. Fled to Rome, Italy to escape invading Saracens. There he met and befriended Emperor Otto III who invited him to Germany and built for him a Benedictine abbey at Burtscheid near Aachen.


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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Gregory of Burtscheid“. 3 November 2014. Web. 27 December 2014. <>