Friday, April 24, 2009

Another Benedictine Abbot

Thomas d'Aquino Bossart was abbot of the Benedictine abbey of Einsiedeln, Switzerland, from 1905 to 1923.

Right after Bossart's election, the abbot and his successors were granted the privilege of the cappa magna. Here's the page from the "Summary"-book of the different privileges granted to the monastery across the centuries, which shows the 1905 entry:

2 comments:

Michael Sternbeck. said...

What a splendidly-shaped biretta!

leo said...

Innit?