Saint Godehard of Hildesheim

detail of a photograph of a statue of Saint Godehard of Hildesheim, artist unknown, Saint Godehard Basilica, Hildesheim Germany; taken on 21 June 2007 by Rabanus Flavus; swiped off the Wikipedia web siteAlso known as

  • Godehard the Bishop
  • Godard….
  • Gothard….
  • Gottardo….
  • Gotthard….
  • Godehardus….

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Raised around Churchman, Godehard’s father worked for the canons of Niederaltaich. Godehard joined the canons, and became their provost. Helped reintroduce the Benedictine Rule at Niederaltaich, which then sent abbots to Tegernsee, Hersfeld and Kremsmunster to revive the Benedictine Rule. Bishop of Hildesheim, Germany in 1022.

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  • “Saint Godehard of Hildesheim“. Saints.SQPN.com. 15 April 2014. Web. 18 December 2014. <>