Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Notker Balbulus Patron Saint of Stammering Children

Patron Saint of Stammering Children

NOTKAR BALBULUS

Also known as
Notker Balbulus
Memorial
7 May; (formerly 6 April)
Profile
Benedictine monk. Priest. Poet. Musician. Teacher. Writer. Historian. Hagiographer; wrote a martyrology, a collection of legends, and a metrical biography of Saint Gall. Friend of Saint Tutilo.
Born
c.840 at Elgg, Switzerland
Died
912 at Saint Gall, Switzerland
Beatified
1512 (cultus confirmed)
Patronage
musicians; stammering children
Representation
book; staff

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