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Blessed Frederick OSA, an Opportunity for the Church?

About the importance of lay brotherhood for the Church and the Augustinian Order in the 21st century. Blessed Frederick of Regensburg OSA Patron of Lay Brothers Frederick was born in Regensburg in Bavaria, and entered the Augustinian monastery of Saint Nicholas in that city as a lay brother. There he spent the rest of his life. Frederick served the community principally as a carpenter and wood cutter, activities in which he showed concern for the needs of the monastery and his brothers.He was well known for prayer, his humility, charity and devotion to the Blessed Sacrament. There is little detail about his life. Significant is that devotion to him began after his death on 29 November 1329.


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