St Wolfgang

(c. 924—994)

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Bp. of Ratisbon. Of Swabian descent, he was educated at the monastery of Reichenau, taught in the cathedral school of Trier, and c.965 became a monk at Einsiedeln. In 971 he set out to evangelize the Magyars. The next year he was elected Bp. of Ratisbon; he soon became an ardent reformer. His feast (31 Oct.) is widely observed in Central Europe.

Subjects: Christianity.

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