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Memorial Day of Abbon from Fleury

Memorial Day of Abbon from Fleury is held on November 13. He was a monk of the Benedictine order, an abbot of the Fleury monastery in France, a prominent church and political figure, a supporter of the Kluni reform, a scholar and encyclopedist of the X century. This event in the second decade of the month November is annual. Help us Help us 
13 November - Memorial Day of Abbon from Fleury
The Abbot of Fleury was a monk and abbot of Fleury Abbey in present-day St. Benedict-sur-Loire near Orleans, France. Abbo was born near Orléans and brought up in the Benedictine abbey of Fleury.
In 1004 he attempted to restore discipline in the monastery of La Réole, in Gascony, by transferring some of the monks of Fleury into that community. But the trouble increased; fighting began between the two parties and when Abbo endeavoured to separate them he was pierced in the side by a lance. He concealed the wound and reached his cell, where he died in the arms of his faithful disciple Aimoin, who has left an account of his labours and virtues. The miracles wrought at his tomb soon caused the Church of Gaul to regard him as a saint and martyr, although he does not seem to have been canonized by Rome officially. His feast is kept on 13 November.

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