St. Walburga

St. Walburga, virgin, was born in England around 710. St. Walburga became a nun and went to Germany to help St. Boniface with his missionary work in 748. She later became abbess of the double monastery, where she remained superior of both men and women until her death in 779. She is the patron saint against plague, rabies and coughs because she was a noted healer.

Catholic Review

The Catholic Review is the official publication of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.