who is st. lioba?

life and death of st. lioba (biography)

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    St. Lioba

    Feastday: September 22

    781

    Benedictine abbess, a relative of St. Boniface. Born in Wessex, England, she was trained by St. Tetta, and became a nun at Wimboume Monastery in Dorsetshire. Lioba, short for Liobgetha, was sent with twenty-nine companions to become abbess of Bischofheim Monastery in Mainz, Germany She founded other houses as well and served as abbess for twenty-eight years. She was a friend of St. Hildegard, Charlemagne's wife.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Check out this site for a Bio:

    http://www.stthomasirondequoit.com/SaintsAlive/id1...

    I still have NO Idea why she would become a Saint?

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