20 August: Feast of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

20 August: Feast of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

20 August: Feast of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux. Born in 1090, Bernard spent his early years near Dijon, France. His family was of Burgundian landowning aristocracy; he had five brothers and one sister. Bernard’s parents were exceptional models of virtue. It is said...