Order of Premontre, Premonstratensians, Norbertines, and White Canons

R. D. Thomas P. Bresson, O. Praem.

Birth: May 10, 1865

Death: June 19, 1905

House: St. Norbert Abbey

Our brother Thomas Bresson was born in Nijmegan (NYE-may-gen), Holland in 1865.  He joined the Order at Berne Abbey in 1882, and was solemnly professed in 1887.  From 1890 though 1898, Thomas was a professor and the pastor in Heeswijk (HEES-wick).

In 1899, Thomas immigrated to the United States, joined the college faculty, and in 1900, was appointed sub-prior.  1903 was spent in Manitoba,Canada. 

In 1904 Tom was appointed pastor in Essexville,Michigan.  Ill health prompted him to relinquish his pastorate that same year and he died in 1905, at the age of 40.

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