St. Willibrord of Echternach †685

 

St. Willibrord

 St. Willibrord was a Christian bishop from Britain; he evangelized the Frisians in what is now Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg, traveling the land and ordaining priests for each village he evangelized. He is known as the apostle to the Frisians. He is counted as an intercessor for persons with epilepsy and convulsions.

 Sources:

http://www.magnificat.ca/cal/engl/11-07.htm

picture from http://oldcatholicnews.blogspot.com/2010/11/feast-of-st-willibrord.html
http://groups.google.com/group/alt.christian.bible/browse_thread/thread/b8b90175a6d07240
http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-willibrord-of-echternach/

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