Thursday, January 23, 2020

Saint Albert of Tournai – Saint of the Day – April 7

St. Albert of Tournai Biography

St. Albert of Tournai Profile. Born: 1060 in Belgium, Europe. Worked in France, Belgium. Died: April 7 1140 in Belgium. Feast Day is celebrated on April 7.

The Feast of St. Albert of Tournai – Saint of the Day

St. Albert of Tournai Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth


Country of Birth

Belgium of Europe

Matrimony/Holy Orders

Saints who were Bishops



Place of Work

France, Belgium

Date of Death

April 7 1140

Place of Death


Feast Day

April 7


Beatified by Pre-Congregation


Canonized by Pre-Congregation

Patron Saint of

Saint Albert of Tournai
Saint Albert of Tournai

Saint’s Biography

Saint Albert of Tournai was born in 1060 in Belgium. He received a good Christian education from his parents and was devoted almost from childhood. Albert spent his time in prayer. He was inspired by the ways of the hermit and immediately went to St. John at the monastery of Saint-Crespin in the diocese of Cambrai. He lived in the monastery for the last 22 years of his life.


Albert died on Easter Sunday in 1140. His memorial day is April 7th.