Bernard of Menthon, Saint
Bernard of Menthon, Saint
Archdeacon of Aosta, preacher, founder of two hospices for travelers in dangerous Alpine passes (now named the Great St. Bernard and Little St. Bernard, after him), d. 1008

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  • Bernard de Menthon, Saint — ▪ Italian vicar also called  Bernard Of Aosta, or Bernard Of Montjoux,  Italian  San Bernardino De Mentone  died 1081?, ; feast day May 28       vicar general of Aosta diocese (now in Italy) who reestablished and was patron of hospices at the… …   Universalium

  • Bernard of Menthon — [män tōn′] Saint (11th cent.); Fr. monk who founded hospices in the Swiss Alps: his day is May 28 * * * …   Universalium

  • Bernard of Menthon — [män tōn′] Saint (11th cent.); Fr. monk who founded hospices in the Swiss Alps: his day is May 28 …   English World dictionary

  • Bernard of Menthon — Infobox Saint name=Bernard of Menthon birth date=c. 923 death date=1008 feast day=May 28 venerated in=Roman Catholic Church imagesize=200px caption=Little St Bernard Pass birth place=Château de Menthon, Savoy death place=Novara titles= beatified… …   Wikipedia

  • St. Bernard of Menthon —     St. Bernard of Menthon     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Bernard of Menthon     Born in 923, probably in the castle Menthon near Annecy, in Savoy; died at Novara, 1008. He was descended from a rich, noble family and received a thorough… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Menthon-Saint-Bernard — seen from the lac d Annecy …   Wikipedia

  • Château de Menthon-Saint-Bernard — Menthon Saint Bernard …   Wikipedia

  • Bernard — Infobox Given Name Revised name = Bernard imagesize= caption= pronunciation = bur NAHRD (US), BER nəd (UK) gender = Male meaning = Strong or Brave as a bear region = German/French origin = German/French related names =Barnard, Bernardo, Beñat,… …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Bernard — St. Bernard, St Bernard or Saint Bernard may be:People*Saint Bernard of Clairvaux (1090 1153) *Saint Bernard of Menthon (923 1008) *Saint Bernard of Vienne (778 842) *Saint Bernard degli Uberti (d. 1133) *Saint Bernardino of Siena (1380 1444)… …   Wikipedia

  • Bernard — I. /bəˈnad/ (say buh nahd) noun 1. Saint (Bernard of Menthon), 923–1008, French monk. 2. Saint (Bernard of Cluny), fl. 1140, French monk. 3. Saint (Bernard of Clairvaux, the Mellifluous Doctor ), 1090?–1153, French monk, preacher, and mystical… …   Australian English dictionary

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