Leo Michael Haid

Leo Michael Haid

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Leo Michael Haid, O.S.B. (July 15, 1849 - July 24, 1924) was an Benedictine abbot and Catholic bishop serving as Abbot of the Abbey of Mary Help of Christians, in Belmont, North Carolina from 1885-1924 and as Vicar Apostolic of North Carolina from 1888-1910 and Territorial Abbot from 1910-1924. Haid was born July 15, 1849 near Latrobe, Pennsylvania to a family of German immigrants. He studied at the Abbey of St. Vincent in Latrobe and there became a Benedictine novice in 1868, made first profession as a monk on September 17, 1869, and was ordained a priest on December 21, 1872, serving the monastery college thereafter as professor and chaplain. In 1885 he became the founding abbot of Mary Help of Christians Abbey in what was then Garibaldi, North Carolina and in 1886 founded there a seminary and a lay college, Belmont Abbey College.
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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136728362
  • 9786136728360