While on pilgrimage to Rome, Italy he became a Benedictine monk, receiving the cowl on the Caelian Hill. In 949, on his way back to England he stopped at the abbey of Einsiedeln, Switzerland, and stayed to join the community. Abbot during the abbey‘s period of greatest growth and fame.
- Anglo-Saxon from England
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Katherine Rabenstein
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Gregory of Einsiedeln“. Saints.SQPN.com. 26 July 2013. Web. 21 October 2014. <>