St. Albert the Great

St. Albert the Great

Patron Of: Medical Technicians, Natural Sciences, Philosophers, School Children, Scientists, Students, World Youth Day

Feast Day: Roman Rite Calendar - 11/15
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* Albert of Regensburg_x000D_
* Erhart of Regensburg_x000D_
* Erhard von Regensburg_x000D_
* Erhard of Ratisbon_x000D_
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Missionary bishop. Evangelized in Bavaria, Germany working mainly around modern Regensburg. Assisted the archbishop of Trier, Germany. Bishop of Regensburg. Miracle worker. Baptized Saint Odilia of Alsace, which cured her congenital blindness. After his death a group of women formed a religious group called Erardinonnen (Nuns of Erhard) to pray perpetually at Erhard’s tomb; Pope Leo IX gave them his approval, and they continued until the Reformation._x000D_
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* 7th century Irish_x000D_
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Died_x000D_
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* c.686 of natural causes_x000D_
* interred at Regensburg, Germany_x000D_
* his crozier is preserved as a relic in the parish church in Neidemunster_x000D_
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Canonized_x000D_
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* Pre-Congregation_x000D_
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Patronage_x000D_
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* against cattle diseases_x000D_
* against eye diseases_x000D_
* against eye problems_x000D_
* against plague_x000D_
* bakers_x000D_
* cobblers_x000D_
* hospitals_x000D_
* shoemakers_x000D_
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