Columba Marmion facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBlessed Columba Marmion, OSB
1 April 1858|
|Died||30 January 1923
Maredsous Abbey, Belgium
|Venerated in||Belgium (Maredsous)|
|Beatified||3 September 2000, Saint Peter's Square, Vatican City by Pope John Paul II|
Columba Marmion, OSB, born Joseph Aloysius Marmion (April 1, 1858 – January 30, 1923) was a Roman Catholic Benedictine Irish monk and the third Abbot of Maredsous Abbey in Belgium. Beatified by Pope John Paul II on September 3, 2000, Columba was one of the most popular and influential Catholic authors of the 20th century. His books are considered spiritual classics.
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