Willibald, Saint

Willibald, Saint wĭ´lĭbôld [key], d. 787?, English missionary in Germany. He traveled in the East and was sent from Rome on a mission to aid St. Boniface . He was made first bishop of Eichstätt. St. Walburga was his sister, and St. Winnebald, first abbot of Heidenheim, was his brother. Feast: June 7.

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