St. Waltrude

St. Waltrude was the daughter of St. Bertille and the sister of St. Aldegondes. She married a lord in the king’s court and had four children. She convinced her husband, St. Vincent of Siognies, to become a monk. St. Waltrude founded a religious community, but she was member and not a leader of the community. She died April 9, 686. She is patron saint of Hainault and Mons in Belgium.

Catholic Review

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