St. Bernard of Clairvaux - A3 Poster (STP776)
A3 laminated (encapsulated) poster.
Printed on gloss coated paper then laminated (encapsulated) for durability.
Dimensions: A3 29.7 cms x 42 cms (11 3/4" x 16 1/2").
Details of the Saint's Feast day is printed at the top of the poster.
Bernard. Abbot. Doctor of the Church.
c.1090 - 1153. Feast day 20th August.
Born to a nobe family near Dijon, France.
He joined the monastery at Citeaux, established to embrace austerity and
poverty, together with four brothers and a group of friends. Within
three years he established a new monastery at Clairvaux in the modern
day Champagne-Ardenne region which flourished under his leadership. Many
more Cistercian houses were founded from Clairvaux in his time.
Bernard was a holy and learned man. Despite suffering ill health, compounded by his own severe regime, he was a
man of both mystical comtemplation and action. He spoke out about
injustice and corruption in state and Church life and also wrote many
He was declared a Doctor of the Church in 1830 and is referred to as 'the last of the Fathers'.
“What we love we shall grow to resemble.”
- Bernard of Clairvaux.
Original artwork by the Benedictine Sisters of Turvey Abbey.
See Related Items below to purchase this image in other formats.
View our Display Board Saints Collection
View our Banner Saints Collection
View our Poster Saints Collection