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Venerable Georg Michael Wittmann

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Studied with the Jesuits, then the Benedictines, and then at the University of Heidelberg. Ordained a priest in Regensburg, Germany on 21 December 1782. Parish priest in the German cities of Kenmath, Kaltenbrunn and Miesbrunn. Beginning in 1788, he served as professor and sub-regent at the seminary of Regensburg; regent of the seminary in 1802. Pastor of the cathedral of Saint Peter in 1804. Worked on a German translation of the New Testament that began to be published in 1808. Chosen auxiliary bishop of Regensburg and titular bishop of Comana Armeniae on 21 May 1829. Vicar general of Regensbur in 1830. Chosen titular bishop of Miletopolis on 14 March 1831. Bishop of Regensburg on 25 July 1832, he died a few months later without ever having taken his see. His greatest influence was his lifetime of work with the seminary, not just in teaching and school administration, but helping to build the zeal, piety and enthusiasm of over 1,500 young priests that he worked with during his time.

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  • “Venerable Georg Michael Wittmann“. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 March 2020. Web. 11 August 2020. <>

Saint Garibaldus of Regensburg

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  • Garibaldus of Ratisbon
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Benedictine monk in Bavaria, Germany. Ordained by Saint Boniface c.740. Abbot of Saint Emmeran monastery at Regensburg, Germany. First bishop of Regensburg.

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  • 762 of natural causes

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  • “Saint Garibaldus of Regensburg“. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 December 2018. Web. 11 August 2020. <>

Saint Emmeramus of Regensburg

statue of Saint Emmeramus, date and artist unknown; Sankt Emmeram church, Geisenhausen, Pfaffenhofen, Bavaria, Germany; photographed on 25 January 2020 by GFreihalter; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Emmeran
  • Haimhramm

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Priest and noted preacher in Bavaria, Germany. Abbot of a monastery in Regensburg, Germany. Bishop of Regensburg. Murdered on the road on his way to Rome, Italy. He is honoured as a martyr in some areas, but his killers may have just been highway robbers.

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  • “Saint Emmeramus of Regensburg“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 February 2020. Web. 11 August 2020. <>

Saint Erhard of Regensburg

Saint Erhard of RegensburgAlso known as

  • Erhard of Ratisbon
  • Erhard of Ardagh
  • Erhard of Bavaria
  • Erhard of Sax
  • Erhard the Scot
  • Erhard Scoticus
  • Albert of….
  • Eberhard of….
  • Eberhardus of….
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  • Erard of….
  • Erardo of….
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  • Erhart of….
  • Everard of….
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Bishop of Ardagh, Ireland. Missionary to Bavaria, Germany working mainly around modern Regensburg. Assisted the archbishop of Trier, Germany. Bishop of Regensburg. Miracle worker. Baptized Saint Odilia of Alsace, which cured her congenital blindness. After his death a group of women formed a religious group called Erardinonnen (Nuns of Erhard) to pray perpetually at Erhard’s tomb; Pope Leo IX gave them his approval, and they continued until the Reformation.

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  • “Saint Erhard of Regensburg“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 September 2019. Web. 11 August 2020. <>