New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Ludger

[Saint Ludger]Article

Bishop of Munster, missionary among the Frisians and Saxons, born Zuilen, near Utrecht, c.744; died Billerbeck, Westphalia, 809. After studying at York, he was ordained at Cologne, 777, and devoted himself to evangelizing the Frisians and Saxons. He was consecrated Bishop of Mimigernaford, 804, and from the monastery he erected there, the present city, Munster, derives its name. Patron of Werden, East Frisia, and Deventer. Represented holding a church and a book. Buried at Werden. Feast, 26 March.

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  • “Saint Ludger”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 March 2013. Web. 20 May 2018. <>