Saint Bertha of Bingen

detail of an illustration of Saint Bertha of Bingen greeting her son Saint Rupert of Bingen, date unknown, artist unknown, swiped from Santi e BeatiAlso known as

  • Berta



Daughter of Pepin II. Married to a pagan. Mother of Saint Rupert of Bingen. Widow. Founded several hospices for the poor. Pilgrim to Rome, Italy. After the pilgrimage, she sold all her possessions, gave away her wealth, and spent the remainder of her life as a prayerful hermitess near Bingen, Germany.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Bertha of Bingen”. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 May 2012. Web. 28 November 2015. <>