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Title: Saint Anskar
Post by: CyrilSebastian on February 19, 2020, 07:59:08 PM
Saint Anskar (Ansgar) (801-865) was the son of a noble Frankish family near Amiens.     
After his mother's early demise, he was brought up in Corbie Abbey, and was educated at the Benedictine monastery in Picardy.


Title: Re: Saint Anskar
Post by: CyrilSebastian on July 29, 2020, 10:37:42 AM
In 822 Anskar became one of many missionaries sent to found the abbey of Corvey in Westphalia, where he became a teacher and preacher.