St. Albert of Jerusalem – September 17th

St. Albert of Jerusalem
Bishop & Lawgiver of Carmel
September 17th

Albert of Jerusalem

Patriarch of Jerusalem and patron of the Carmelite Order. Albert was born in Parma, Italy, about 1149. He became a canon at the Holy Cross Abbey in Mortoba. In 1184 he was appointed as the bishop of Bobbio, Italy, and soon after he was named to the see of Vercelli and served as mediator between the pope and emperor.

In 1205, Albert was appointed the patriarch of Jerusalem, a post established in 1099 when Jerusalem became a Latin kingdom in the control of Christian crusaders… Read More…


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