Saint Bardo of Mainz

detail of an illustration of Saint Bardo of Mainz, date and artist unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiAlso known as

  • Bardon
  • Bardone



Benedictine monk at Fulda, Germany. Abbot of Werden Abbey, Essen-Werden, Germany in 1029. Abbot of Hersfeld Abbey, Hesse, Germany in 1031. Archbishop of Mainz, Germany in 1031. As monk, abbot and bishop he was known for his simple, ascetic life, his charity to the poor, the gift of prophecy, and his care for animals.



  • 1053 of natural causes
Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Bardo of Mainz“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 June 2020. Web. 15 June 2021. <>