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St ROMARIC

Went from rags to Abbot.

As a boy he lost his father and inheritance in Merovingia. He knelt at the feet of a Bishop asking for help but only got a kick in the face.

Taking this to mean he must help himself, he went after worldly wealth in a ruthless fashion and was soon able to afford a wife.

A visiting monk, far more approachable than the abbot, pointed out he no longer needed to be a slave to his possessions or needed to ill-treat the poor.

So St ROMARIC gave away property to help the poor and freed all his serfs. This felt so good that he became a monk himself and took up gardening for a while.

This made him feel even better and he established a Happy Family Monastery for both men and women so he could accommodate his wife, two daughters, grandchildren etc. Because as Abbot he was in charge now.

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Article last updated on 25 February 2006
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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ABOUT St ROMARIC : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : ROMARIC
Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : Saint or Sage
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Birth and Death Dates : ???-653
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 86

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