Tuesday, June 26, 2012


St. Werburg

Werburg of Mercia, OSB, Matron
Feast day: February 3
Died: 785

Widow and abbess. A woman from Mercia, England, she became a nun after her husband died. Werburg entered a convent, possibly Bardney, where she became abbess.

 When Ceolred of Mercia died, his wife Werburg retired to a convent  of which she became abbess

No comments:

Post a Comment