Bruno of Cologne - Rosanne Pappas

This year I've decided to sketch many of The Great Holy Men and Women of the Church. Come along with me on this journey as we get to know our elder brothers and sisters in faith.

"And therefore we also having so great a cloud of witnesses over our head, laying aside every weight and sin which surrounds us, let us run by patience to the fight proposed to us," Heb 12:1


Bruno of Cologne

October 7


Bruno of Cologne [Bruno Coloniensis] (c. 1030 - 6 October 1101), was a German monk and the founder of the Carthusian Order, who personally founded the Orders first two communities. He was a celebrated professor of dogmatics at the University of Rheims (in modern France) and a close advisor to Pope Urban II of Rome, his former student.

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