Saint Wolfgang of Ratisbon

Also known as

  • Wolfgang of Regensberg
  • The Great Almoner

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Educated by Benedictines at Reichenau, Switzerland. Spiritual student of Saint Romuald. Benedictine monk at Einsiedeln abbey, Switzerland in 964. Teacher; director of the abbey school. Abbey prior in 970. Evangelized the Magyars in modern Hungary. Missionary to Pannonia. Priest. Bishop of Ratisbon (modern Regensberg, Germany) in 972. Reformed clerical discipline and spirituality in his diocese. Noted for his preaching, his teaching abilities, his charity (hence the name Great Almoner) and his care for lay people in his diocese. Tutor to the future emperor Saint Henry II.

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  • “Saint Wolfgang of Ratisbon“. Saints.SQPN.com. 28 October 2014. Web. 20 December 2014. <>