St. Arbeo of Freising Biography
St. Arbeo of Freising Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date
|Date of Birth||723 AD|
|Country of Birth||Italy in Europe|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Saints who were Bishops|
|Place of Work||Italy|
|Date of Death||4 May 783|
|Place of Death||Italy|
|Feast Day||May 4|
|Canonization||Canonized by Pre-Congregation|
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Saint Arbeo of Freising studied under Saint Corbinian and became a Benedictine monk. He was the first abbot at the Scharnitz Monastery at Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany in 763. Two years later he was the bishop of Freising, Germany. St. Arbeo increased his reputation of the diocese for prosperity and religious devotion, founded several convents, and make the Freising cathedral school and library famous for its scholarship.
St. Arbeo died on May 4 783 of natural causes.