Saint Wulsin of Sherborne – Saint of the Day – January 8

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St. Wulsin of Sherborne Biography

St. Wulsin of Sherborne Profile. Born: N/A in United Kingdom, Europe. Worked in England. Died: 8 January 1002 in N/A. Feast Day is celebrated on January 8.

 

The Memorial of St. Wulsin of Sherborne – Saint of the Day

St. Wulsin of Sherborne 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 N/A
Country of Birth United Kingdom of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Bishops
Profession Abbot, Bishop, Abbot
Place of Work England
Date of Death 8 January 1002
Place of Death N/A
Feast Day January 8
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by N/A
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Saint’s Biography

Saint Wulsin of Sherborne was a Benedictine monk and a spiritual student and close confidant of Saint Dunstan of Canterbury. He was named by Dunstan around 966 AD to be superior to the restored Benedictine community in Westminster, England. Later, Wulsin became an abbot of Westminster in 980.

In 933, Wulsin was appointed the bishop of Sherborne, England. He continued to serve as abbot. He rebuilt and revitalized the Church in Sherborne and founded a Benedictine monastery in his diocese. Many of his letters have survived the centuries.

Saint Wulsin of Sherborne
St. Wulsin of Sherborne


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