- Elizabeth of Sconauge
- Elisabeth of….
Raised and educated in Schönau Benedictine abbey near Bingen, Germany from age 12. Elizabeth came to see the abbey as home, and took vows as a Benedictine nun in 1147. Friend of Saint Hildegard von Bingen. In 1152 she began receiving ecstacies and visions, had the gift of prophecy, and suffered the assaults of demonic forces. With the help of her brother Egbert, a monk and abbot, she wrote three volumes describing her visions. Abbess at Schonau from 1157 until her death.
- 18 June 1164 at Bingen, Germany of natural causes
- buried in the church of Saint Florin at the Schönau abbey
- never formally canonized, but popular devotion led her to being included in the Roman Martyrology
- “Saint Elizabeth of Schönau“. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 November 2012. Web. 1 April 2015. <>