St. Wolfgang of Ratisbon
Oct 31, 2021
Patron Saint of Carpenters and Wood Carvers, and the City of Regensburg. Invoked against Internal Bleeding, Paralysis, Stomach Diseases and Strokes
Wolfgang, born around 930, was of the family of the Swabian counts of Pfullingen.
As a young man he was sent to the renowned Benedictine Abbey on the monastic island of Reichenau located on Lake Constance. Here he became a friend of Henry, the brother of the Bishop of Wurzburg. They studied together at the cathedral school there.