St. Cunegundes

St. Cunegundes, wife of St. Henry, became empress in Rome in 1014. She lived a vow of virginity with her husband’s consent. After she was widowed in 1024, St. Cunegundes became a nun and lived in the convent she had previously built at Kauffungen for the Benedictine nuns. She prayed and worked there until her death 15 years later. She is patron saint of Lithuania.

Catholic Review

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