Blessed Wolbodó of Liège

Also known as

  • Fulmodo
  • Vilpodo
  • Volbodo
  • Wolbodon

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May have been born to the Flemish nobility. Educated at the Domschool in Utrecht, Netherlands; he later taught there, became the head teacher in 1012, and today’s student society of Menschen Vereeniging Wolbodo is named for him. Provost of the cathedral of Saint Martin of Tours in Utrecht. Chaplain to Emperor Henry II. Prince-Bishop of Liège, Belgium from 1018 to until his death; noted for his interest in care for the poor, promoting devotion to the saints, encouraging the use of psalms in the liturgy, and reforming monasteries instead of the politics that usually followed the position.

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  • “Blessed Wolbodó of Liège“. Saints.SQPN.com. 12 November 2013. Web. 30 July 2014. <>