Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Saint Aleth of Dijon – Saint of the Day – April 4

St. Aleth of Dijon Biography

St. Aleth of Dijon Profile. Born: 10 century in France, Europe. Worked in France. Died: 1105 in Clairvaux, France. Feast Day is celebrated on April 4.


The Feast of St. Aleth of Dijon – Saint of the Day

St. Aleth of Dijon 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 10 century
Country of Birth France of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Married
Profession missionary
Place of Work France
Date of Death 1105
Place of Death Clairvaux, France
Feast Day April 4
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of  


Saint Aleth of Dijon
Saint Aleth of Dijon

Saint’s Biography

Saint Aleth was born in the 1000s of Burgundy in France. She was the daughter of Count Bernhard of Montbard and in a family with the Dukes of Burgundy. She was married to a nobleman. Her husband ruled over Burgundy and Champagne.  


The marriage was blessed with highly gifted children six boys and one girl. The most famous is Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, who was born around 1090. Bernhard was the third of the siblings, the others were Guy, the Blessed Gerhard , the Blessed Humbeline, Andrew, Bartholomew and the Blessed Nivard .    


Aleth died in 1105 in Dijon. Her remains were in 1110 in the monastery of St. Benignus in Dijon. In 1250 her remains were moved to Clairvaux and sheltered there. Her memorial day is April 4th. Sometimes she is pictured with her son Bernhard.

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