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Hildegard Please help support the mission of New Advent and get the full contents of this website as an instant download. The family name is unknown of this great seeress and prophetesscalled the Sibyl of the Rhine. The early biographers give the first names of her parents as Hildebert and Mechtildis or Mathildaspeak of their nobility and riches, but give no particulars of their lives.
Legends would make her a Countess of Spanheim. XXXVII, shows from letters and other documents that she probably belonged to the illustrious family of Stein, whose descendants are the present Princes of Salm. Her father was a soldier in the service of Meginhard, Count of Spanheim.
Hildegard was a weak and sickly child, and in consequence received but little education at home. Her parentsthough much engaged in worldly pursuits, had a religious disposition and had promised the child to the service of God.
At the age of eight she was placed under the care of Jutta, sister of Count Meginhard, who lived as a recluse on the Disenberg or Disibodenberg, Mount of St.
Disibod in the Diocese of Speyer. Here also Hildegard was given but little instruction since she was much afflicted with sickness, being frequently scarcely able to walk and often deprived even of the use of her eyes.
She was taught to read and sing the Latin psalms, sufficient for the chanting of the Divine Officebut never learned to write. Eventually she was invested with the habit of St. Benedict and made her religious profession. Jutta died inand Hildegard was appointed superior. Numbers of aspirants flocked to the community and she decided to go to another locality, impelled also, as she says, by a Divine command.
She chose Rupertsberg near Bingen on the left bank of the Rhine, about fifteen miles from Disenberg. After overcoming many difficulties and obtaining the permission of the lord of the place, Count Bernard of Hildesheimshe settled in her new home with eighteen sisters in or or according to Delehaye.
Probably in she founded another convent at Eibingen on the right side of the Rhine, where a community had already been established inwhich, however, had no success. The life of Hildegard as child, religious, and superioress was an extraordinary one.
Left much to herself on account of her ill health, she led an interior life, trying to make use of everything for her own sanctification. From her earliest years she was favoured with visions. She says of herself: Up to my fifteenth year I saw much, and related some of the things seen to others, who would inquire with astonishment, whence such things might come.
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