Hildegard of Bingen canonization

Proclaiming Saint Hildegard of Bingen, professed nun of the Order of Saint Benedict, a Doctor of the Universal Church

BENEDICTUS PP. XVI FOR PERPETUAL REMEMBRANCE  1. A “light for her people and her time”: in these words Blessed John Paul II, my Venerable Predecessor, described Saint Hildegard of Bingen in 1979, on the occasion of the eight-hundredth anniversary of the death of this German mystic. This great woman truly stands out crystal clear against the […]


Hildegard of Bingen – A Chronology of her Life and the History of her Canonization

1098 Hildegard is born at Bermersheim, near Alzey, south-west of Mainz. ca. 1106 Hildegard is placed[...]


General Audiences September 2010

Papal Summer Residence, Castel Gandolfo Wednesday, 1st September 2010 Saint Hildegard of Bingen Dear[...]