Blessed Wittikund of Westphalia

Also known as

  • Wittikund of Saxony
  • Widukind of….
  • Wittekind of….

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Raised a pagan. Duke of Westphalia (in modern Germany). When Communion was given to Christian soldiers on Christmas night, he had a vision of the Christ Child. He converted to Christianity, was sponsored into the Church by Charlemagne, and baptized in 785.

Died

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Wittikund of Westphalia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 January 2013. Web. 25 April 2015. <>