Wednesday, May 7, 2014


 Hildegund of Meer, O. Praem., Widow
 (also known as Hildegund of Mehre)

Feast day: February 6

 Died 1183.
Hildegund, daughter of Count Herman of Lidtberg and widow of Count Lothair, turned her castle of Meer near Cologne, Germany, into a Premonstratensian convent. In the face of fierce opposition from her family, she and her daughter, Blessed Hedwig, entered religious life there. Hildegund became prioress of the new foundation. Hildegund was also the mother of Blessed Herman Joseph, who also became a Premonstratensian

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