Valentin Rathgeber
Kirchenchor Obergermaringen und Untergermaringen singen gemeinsam die wunderschöne Messe von Valentin Rathgeber zum 70.Geburtstag von Herrn Diakon Entrup...H...
Hildegrim of Châlons
Hildegrim (c. 750 – 827) was a Benedictine, bishop of Châlons-sur-Marne from 804, and brother of Saint Ludger. He is also traditionally given as the first bishop of Halberstadt, a position now discoun...
Utto
The Blessed Utto was the first abbot of the Bavarian Metten Abbey of the Benedictine Order. His feast is celebrated on October 3.
Utto was presumably a monk at the abbey of Reichenau; his place of...
Otto of Sankt Blasien
Otto of Sankt Blasien was a German Benedictine chronicler. He was born about the middle of the 12th century; died on 23 July 1223, at Sankt Blasien in the Black Forest, Baden (southwestern Germany). N...
William of Hirsau
William of Hirsau (or Wilhelm von Hirschau) (c. 1030 – 5 July 1091) was a Benedictine abbot and monastic reformer. He was abbot of Hirsau Abbey, for whom he created the Constitutiones Hirsaugienses, b...
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Boso of Merseburg
Boso of Merseburg (died November 970) was the first Bishop of Merseburg in Saxony-Anhalt, and "Apostle of the Wends."Boso, a native of Bavaria, was a Benedictine monk of Saint Emmeram's in Regensburg,...
Dominic Schram
Dominic Schram, sometimes spelled Schramm (24 October 1722 - 21 September 1797) was a German Benedictine theologian and canonist.
He was born at Bamberg. He took vows at Banz near Bamberg in 1743,...
Oliver Legipont
Oliver Legipont (born at Soiron, Limburg, 2 December 1698; died at Trier, 16 January 1758) was a German Benedictine bibliographer.
Having received his early education from the Franciscans at Vervi...
Eckebert
Eckebert (Ekbert, Egbert) (born in the early part of the twelfth century of a distinguished family along the Middle Rhine; died 28 March 1184) was Benedictine Abbot of the Abbey of Schönau, and a writ...
Erminold
Erminold was a Benedictine abbot. He was given to Hirschau Monastery, in Würzburg, Germany, as a small child. In 1110, he became the abbot of Lorsch, resigning and returning to Hirschau when his elect...
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Placidus Böcken
Placidus Böcken (or Böckhn) (13 July 1690 – 9 February 1752) was a German Benedictine canon lawyer, and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Salzburg.
Böcken was born in Munich, in Bavaria. He ent...
Arnold of St. Emmeram
Arnold of St. Emmeram (Arnoldus Emmeramensis, Arnoldus de S. Emmeramo) was an early 11th century Benedictine scholar, prior at St. Emmeram's Abbey. He was of noble birth, from the house of Vohburg.In ...
Otloh of St. Emmeram
Otloh of St Emmeram (also Othlo) (c. 1010 – c. 1072) was a Benedictine monk of St Emmeram's in Regensburg, known as a scholar and educator.
Otloh was born around 1010 in the bishopric of Fre...
Johann Heinrich van Ess
Johann Heinrich van Ess (February 15, 1772 – October 13, 1847), was a German Catholic theologian, born at Warburg, Westphalia. He was educated at the Dominican order gymnasium of his native town...
Gertrude the Great
Gertrude the Great (or Saint Gertrude of Helfta) (Italian: Santa Gertrude) (January 6, 1256 – ca. 1302) was a German Benedictine, mystic, and theologian. She is recognized as a saint by the Roman ...
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Arbeo of Freising
Arbeo (also Aribo or Arbo) of Freising (723 or earlier near Meran – 4 May 784) was an early medieval author and Bishop of Freising from 764.Arbeo probably was a scion of the Huosi noble dynasty in the...
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Notker Labeo
Notker Labeo (c. 950 – 28 June 1022), also known as Notker the German (Notker Teutonicus) or Notker III, was a Benedictine monk and the first commentator on Aristotle active in the Middle Ages. "Labe...
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Louis Mary Fink
Louis Mary Fink, O.S.B. (July 12, 1834 – March 17, 1904) was a German-born prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He was the first Bishop of Leavenworth (1877-1904).
Michael Fink was born in Trifte...
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Peter of Kastl
Peter of Kastl (c. 1400) was a Benedictine monk who very probably composed a translation of Boethius's Consolation of Philosophy (c. 524).
The most important evidence for Peter's existence can be ...
Gregorius Thomas Ziegler
Gregorius Thomas Ziegler, bishop of Linz (March 7, 1770 – April 15, 1852), was born at Kirchheim in Schwaben near Augsburg. He joined the Benedictines at Wiblingen Abbey in 1788 and was ordaine...
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Johann Franz Bessel
Johann Franz Bessel (in religion Gottfried) (b. 5 September 1672, at Buchen, in the Grand Duchy of Baden; d. at Göttweig, 22 January 1749) was a German Benedictine abbot and historian.
He made his...
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Daniel Bonifacius von Haneberg
Daniel Bonifacius von Haneberg (Tanne near Kempten, 16 June 1816 - Speyer, 31 May 1876) was a German Catholic bishop and orientalist.
He began his classical course at Kempten, where he pursued...
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Martin Schrettinger
Martin Wilibald Schrettinger (born June 17, 1772 in Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz – April 12, 1851 in Munich) was a German priest and librarian.
In 1793 he joined the Benedictine monastery in Weißenoh...
Gebhard (III) of Constance
Gebhard III (circa 1040 – 12 November 1110) was Bishop of Constance and defender of papal rights against imperial encroachments during the Investiture Controversy.He was a son of Berthold II, Duke of ...
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Placidus Braun
Placidus Braun, (11 February 1756, Peiting near Schongau in Upper Bavaria—23 October 1829, in Augsburg, Germany) was a Bavarian Benedictine priest, historian and archivist.At thirteen he went a...
Bonifatius Fischer
Bonifatius Fischer (1915–1997) was a German biblical scholar, textual critic of the Vulgate, and benedictine.Fischer questioned Jerome's authorship of some parts of the Vulgate New Testament.In ...
Carlmann Kolb
Carlmann Kolb (29 January 1703 – 15 January 1765) was a German priest, organist, and composer.He was born in Kösslarn, Griesbach, Lower Bavaria, and educated in Asbach and Landshut. He was ordai...
Gottfried Lumper
Gottfried Lumper (6 February 1747 – 8 March 1800 (Hefele says 1801)) was a German Benedictine patristic writer.
Lumper was born at Füssen in Bavaria. At an early age he commenced his educat...
Albert of Stade
Friar Albert of Stade, O.F.M., was a 13th-century chronicler, born before the end of the 12th century, most likely about 1187.
Albert became the abbot of the Benedictine Monastery of St. John in S...
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Saint Ernest
Saint Ernest (died 1148) was the abbot of the Benedictine Zwiefalten Abbey at Zwiefalten, Germany during the 12th century. He participated in the Second Crusade fought by Christians between 1145 and ...
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