Monday, September 16, 2019

Saint of the Day – 16 March – Saint Heribert of Cologne

The Memorial of Saint Heribert of Cologne

Saint Heribert of Cologne is the Patron Saint of • Against drought
• For rain
• Deutz, Germany

Saint Heribert of Cologne Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Feast Day, Beatification Date, Canonization DateMatrimony/Holy OrdersBishops who became Saints

Saint Heribert of Cologne brief life History

Date of Birth 970 AD
Country of Birth Germany in Europe
Profession Archbishop of Cologne
Place of Work Cologne, Germany
Date of Death 16 March 1021
Place of Death Cologne, Germany of natural causes
Feast Day 16 March
Beatification By Not Available
Canonization By by Pope Saint Gregory VII in 1075
Patron Saint of • Against drought
• For rain
• Deutz, Germany

Saint Heribert of Cologne Short life History

Saint Heribert of Cologne is also known as Eriberto, Herbert, Bert, Berti, Berto, Heri, Herko

He was the son of Duke Hugo of Worms, Germany.
He was educated at the cathedral school at Worms.
He was provost of the cathedral.
He was ordained in 994.
He was Chancellor for Italy under King Otto III in 994.
He was Chancellor for Germany in 997. He was Archbishop of Cologne, Germany on 9 July 999.
He attended the death-bed of King Otto at Paterno.
He Initially opposed the ascension of King Henry II, and was imprisoned by him. However, when Henry was elected king on 7 June 1002, Heribert immediately acknowledged him as king, and became one of his advisors.
He Founded and endowed the Benedictine monastery and church of Deutz, Germany.
He obtained miracles by prayer, including the end of a drought. Honoured as a saint even during his lifetime

Today’s Catholic Quote:

Saint Heribert of Cologne was born in 970 AD at Worms, Germany and died on 16 March 1021 at Cologne, Germany of natural causes. His relics are in the church at Deutz, Germany (part of modern Cologne

Saint Heribert of Cologne
Saint Heribert of Cologne