Daily Martyrology for December 22

In 1136, Blessed Jutta of Diessenberg. She was a noblewoman who became a recluse near the monastery of St. Disibod. There she brought up St. Hildegard (September 17). A community of Benedictine nuns grew up around her, and after her death, pilgrims came to her tomb. Hildegard succeeded her as magistra of the women’s community at St. Disibod, and later moved the community to Bingen.

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Our daily martyrology was written by Fr. Hugh Feiss, OSB. Copyright © 2008 by the Monastery of the Ascension, Jerome, ID 83338.