Blessed Elizabeth Achler
- Also known as
Betha the Good
Betha von Reute
Elisabeth Bona von Reute
Elisabeth den Gode
Elisabeth the Good
Elizabeth of Reute
Elizabeth the Good
Elizabeth the Recluse
Elsbeth von Reute
- 25 November
- Born poor, the daughter of John and Anne Achler.
Franciscan tertiary at age 14, but found it hard to lead a religious life while living with her parents.
At age 17 she joined four other tertiaries in a community in Reute; she lived there the rest of her life.
For most of her life she was subject to ecstasies, and received visions of heaven, hell and purgatory.
Stigmatist whose wounds hurt constantly, but which bled on Fridays and during Lent.
Had the gift of inedia.
- 25 November 1386 at Waldsee, Wurttemberg, Swabia, Germany
25 November 1420 at Reute, Germany of natural causes
buried in the church at Reute
- Name Meaning
- worshipper of God
- 19 July 1766 by Pope Clement XIII (cultus confirmed)
- Additional Information
Catholic Encyclopedia, by Francis Mershman
For All The Saints, by Katherine Rabenstein
Kirken i Norge norwegian
Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
Dictionary of Saints, by John Delaney
Our Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Saints, by Matthew Bunson, Margaret Bunson, and Stephen Bunson
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