Maurice of Carnoet

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Saint Maurice of Carnoet
Born 1117
Kerbarth, Croixanvec, France
Died 1191
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church
Feast 13 October

Maurice of Carnoet was a Cistercian abbot. Born in Brittany, Maurice went on to study at the University of Paris. When he completed his studies he entered the Langonette Monastery in 1144. In 1176 he was elected abbot of Langonette Monastery. Later Duke Conan IV of Brittany build the Carnoet Abbey, for Maurice. In 1176 he became the monastery's first abbot.[1]


  1. ^ St. Maurice of Carnoet Catholic Online