Blessed Margareta Ebner

detail from a painting of Blessed Margaret of Ebner receiving one of her visions, artist unknownAlso known as

  • Margaret
  • Margaretha
  • Margrete
  • Mystic of Mödingen



Born wealthy. Received a thorough classical education at home. Dominican nun at Maria-Medingen, Germany convent in 1306. Dangerously ill from 1312 to 1322 during which time she was sent home to recover, and during which she began receiving visions, revelations and prophies. Visited by the Infant Christ. Spiritual student of Father Henry of Nördlingen from 1332 to her death. Their correspondence is the first collection of its kind in German. At his command she wrote a full account of her mystic experiences.




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O God, source of all goodness, you enkindled within Blessed Margaret the fire of the Holy Spirit and drew her into the secrets of your divine love. By the help of her prayers and filled with that same Spirit may we come to you by the paths of Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. – General Calendar of the Order of Preachers

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Margareta Ebner“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 February 2019. Web. 28 February 2021. <>