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  • Blessed Herman the Disabled

    Today, on an Ember day* in September, the Roman Catholic Church commemorates the life of Blessed Herman the Disabled (b. 1013- d. 1054).  Blessed Herman was a physically disabled Benedictine monk who was noted for intellectual work which demonstrated a rare genius coupled with religious devotion. Blessed Herman is the author of the beloved Marian prayer the Salve Regina (Hail…