St. Ansegisus

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 07/20


Memorial
    20 July

Profile
    Benedictine monk at Fontenelle, France. Entrusted by Charlemagne and Louis le Débonnaire with the reform and restoration of the monasteries of Saint Sixtus, Saint Memius, Flay, and Luxeuil. He codified the laws of Charlemagne and Louis in the Capitulars. Abbot of Fontenelle; the monastery became famous for learning, discipline, and its library. He divided the riches he obtained from his diplomatic missions among various monasteries.

Born
    c.770

Died
    c.833 of natural causes

Canonized
    Pre-Congregation



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