Saints of the Day – Wiltrudis of Bergen, Widow

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Died c.986. Wiltrudis was the wife of Duke Berthold of Bavaria. Shortly after his death about 947, she founded the convent of Bergen near Neuburg on the Danube. The convent was placed under the Benedictine Rule, then she herself became a nun and the convent’s first abbess. She was renowned for her skill in artistic handicrafts (Benedictines, Encyclopedia).

MLA Citation

  • Katherine I Rabenstein. Saints of the Day, 1998. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 June 2021. Web. 13 June 2021. <>