Memorial of Blessed Ollegarius of Tarragona. Born: 1060 AD in Spain, Europe. Worked: Spain. Died: 6 March 1137 AD in Spain
Blessed Ollegarius of Tarragona Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date
Blessed Ollegarius of Tarragona, Bishop of Barcelona, Spain. Archbishop of Tarragona, Spain Profile
|Date of Birth||1060 AD|
|Country of Birth||Spain of Europe|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Bishops who became Saints|
|Profession||Bishop of Barcelona, Spain. Archbishop of Tarragona, Spain|
|Place of Work||Spain|
|Date of Death||6 March 1137 AD|
|Place of Death||Spain|
|Feast Day||March 6|
|Beatification||Beatified by Pope Clement X on 25 May 1675|
|Canonization||Canonized by N/A|
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Blessed Ollegarius of Tarragona Biography
Blessed Ollegarius of Tarragona was born to a noble family of Barcelona. His father was a follower of Ramon Berenguer I, Count of Barcelona. Ollegarius’ mother was Giulia. At ten, he entered the guild of canon priests of the cathedral of Barcelona. He then later served as senior of the canonries of Barcelona and the San Andria de Besos and later as an abbot of the Augustinian monastery of Saint-Ruf.
Being the head of the monks of Saint-Ruf, he had arbitrated the Mediterranean association between the Republic of Pisa, Kingdom of Cagliari, and Barcelona against the Almoravid pirates based on the Balearic Islands. resulting in the expedition of 1113–15.
In the Gesta triumphally per Pisanos, facta de captione Hierusalem et civitatis Mayoricarum of the Pisan deacon Enric Olegarius names is misspelled Nogelarius or Nigelarius.
Sometimes at some point,He joined the cofradía (confraternity) of San Pedro de la Portella.
Raymond Berenguer III Gave him the name bishop of Barcelona in 1116. He was consecrated by Cardinal Boso of Sant’Anastasia in the cathedral of Maguelone in Provence during the pontificate of Paschal II. In 1117 He went to Rome to pay homage to Pope Gelasius II.
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