Walburga, Foremost German Abbess

Dan Graves, MSL

Wburga, also known as Walpurus or Vaubourg, (d. 779) was the abbess of the double monastery Heidenheim--the only double monastery known in Germany. She was the sister of Sts. Willibald and Winnibald and assisted St. Boniface, the Apostle of Germany, in his missionary work.