American Benedictine monk, Rembert Weakland, dies at 95

American Benedictine monk, Rembert Weakland, dies at 95

Rembert Weakland was an American Benedictine monk who served as Archbishop of Milwaukee from 1977 until 2002.

Retired American Benedictine monk Rembert Weakland dies at the age of 95

Retired Milwaukee Archbishop Rembert Weakland, a famous Catholic liberal who advocated for social justice and more influence for women in the church until he resigned amid a s*x and financial scandal, has died.

He was 95. A classically trained pianist who spoke numerous languages, Weakland died overnight at Clement Manor in Greenfield, where he lived suffering a long illness, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee said Monday.

Rembert Weakland Age, Family, Early Life

Rembert Weakland was born on April 2, 1927(95 years old) in Patton, Pennsylvania, U.S. He holds an American Nationality and he belongs to white ethnicity. His Zodiac sign is Aries.

Rembert Weakland Family

Rembert Weakland parents’s are Basil Weakland and Mary Kane. He is One of six children, he had four sisters, Leora, Elizabeth, Barbara, and Marian; and one brother, William.

Rembert Weakland Wife, What about his Children?

There is no any information about his relationship. If we find any information about his relationship. We will update later.

Rembert Weakland’s career, what is his profession?

Following graduation in 1945, Weakland entered the novitiate of the archabbey, acquiring the religious name of Rembert. When he completed this entrance into monastic life the following year, he went on to study at Saint Vincent College and Saint Vincent Seminary, also run by the archabbey.

He took his solemn profession as a monk on September 29, 1949, at Solesmes Abbey in France. He was then dispatched by the archabbot to study theology at the Pontifical Atheneum of St. Anselm in Rome.

On September 20, 1977, Pope Paul VI appointed Weakland the Archbishop of Milwaukee. He was consecrated on November 8, in the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist by Archbishop Jean Jadot, the Apostolic Delegate to the United States.

One of his first steps was to sell the four bedroom suburban home where his predecessor had lived and relocate to the cathedral rectory.

On December 21, 1999, Weakland defended and got a Doctorate in Musicology – “with distinction” – from Columbia University, New York, for his research and thesis on “The Office Antiphons of the Ambrosian Chant”. Weakland retired as archbishop in 2002. In July 2009, he published his memoirs under the title of A Pilgrim in a Pilgrim Church: Memoirs of a Catholic Archbishop dealing with the themes of ongoing Church reform.

How much is Rembert Weakland’s Net worth?

So yet, we do not have any specific information regarding Rembert Weakland net worth.

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Which school and college did he go to?

Rembert Weakland attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help School in Patton and then enrolled at the minor seminary run by the Benedictine monks of Saint Vincent Archabbey in Latrobe.

Is he available on any social media platforms?

Rembert Weakland is not active on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

Physical Appearance of Rembert Weakland’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorWhite
Eye colorGrey
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Rembert Weakland’s should be knows

Zodiac signAries
Relationship StatusSingle