August 20: ST. BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX, Doctor of the Church


August 20: ST. BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX, Doctor of the Church Bernard’s parents were Tescelin, Lord of Fontaines, and Aleth of Montbard, both belonging to the highest nobility of Burgundy. Bernard was the third of a family of seven children, six of whom were sons. At the age of nine years, he was sent to school…