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Saint Willibrord (Clement), c.658-739. Archbishop of Utrecht and Enlightener of the Netherlands. Born in Northumbria, he went to Ireland. From there he went to Friesland in Holland (c 690) accompanied by eleven other monks from England. Six years later he was consecrated bishop with the name of Clement and he founded his Cathedral in Utrecht. His work with the Frisians bore much fruit, as also in Heligoland and Denmark. He founded the monastery of Echternach in Luxembourg in 698 where his relics remain. His feast day is celebrated November 7.


Orthodox Europe: Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.

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