Blessed Walter of Himmerode

Also known as

  • Walter of Bierbeek
  • Walter of Himmerod
  • Walter of Villers
  • Gautier of….
  • Gualterius of….
  • Walther of….
  • Waltherus of….



Knight in the Third Crusade, and frequent combatant in royal jousts. Benedictine Cistercian monk at Himerrode (in modern Germany). He served his house as guest master, confessor to his brother monks, and as a gentle example to all who met him.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Walter of Himmerode“. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 January 2014. Web. 27 November 2015. <>