Priest. May have been a bishop in Ireland. A would-be reformer who, when he received little help from his brother clerics, migrated c.653 with several friends from Ireland to the Nahe Valley near Bingen, Germany. Founded the monastery of Mount Disibod; the nearby city of Disenberg (Disibodenberg) is named for this house. Bishop of Disenberg, Germany, governing in the Irish way, as abbot-bishop, living as an anchorite in a bee-hive cell. He won many converts in the region. Reported miracle worker. Saint Hildegard of Bingen wrote of biography of him based on visions she received.
- 8 July or 8 September (records vary) 700 of natural causes
- relics translated in 8 July or 8 September 754
- reading in a cell with a rosary and cross, his episcopal insignia at his feet
- with Saint Hildegard of Bingen
- “Saint Disibod of Disenberg“. Saints.SQPN.com. 27 August 2014. Web. 29 January 2015. <>