Blessed Hemma of Gurk

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Born to the nobility, and a relative of emperor Saint Henry II; Countess of Zeltschach. Married lay woman in the diocese of Gurk, Austria. Widow. Founded a number of Benedictine houses including the double-monastery of Gurk Abbey in Carinthia, Austria where she retired as a nun.

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Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Hemma of Gurk“. Saints.SQPN.com. 26 December 2013. Web. 19 April 2014. <>