St. Wolfgang

St. Wolfgang was born in Swabia, Germany, in 924. This Benedictine monk was a teacher and director of an abbey school; he also served as abbey prior in 970. He evangelized in what is now Hungary and lived as a missionary in Pannonia. The priest became bishop of what is now Regensberg, Germany, in 972. A great preacher and teacher, St. Wolfgang cared for lay people and tutored future emperor St. Henry II. He died Oct. 31, 994. St. Wolfgang is patron saint of Regensberg, Germany; stroke victims; and stomach diseases.

Catholic Review

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