Anselm of Aosta

1033 - April 21, 1109

Benedictine Monk and Founder of Scholasticism

From Aosta, Kingdom of Burgundy
Served in Canterbury, England
Affiliation: Catholic

"O Lord: my heart is made bitter by its own desolation; sweeten it by Your consolation. I beseech You, 0 Lord, that having begun in hunger to seek You, I may not finish without partaking of You. I set out famished; let me not return still unfed."

Anselm of Aosta (1033-1109)