Order of Premontre, Premonstratensians, Norbertines, and White Canons

R. D. Matthias Vanden Elsen, O. Praem.

Vanden Elsen
, 1870

Death: July 8, 1957

House: St. Norbert Abbey

Matthias Vanden Elsen was born in Holland, vested in Berne Abbey in 1888 and ordained a priest in 1894.  The following year he came to America and taught at St. Norbert College.  He composed numerous works of sacred music.

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