Saints

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Hedwig

Duchess of Silesia, aunt of St. Elizabeth of Hungary. Hedwig married Henry I, and was the mother of seven. Upon her husband's death, she entered a Cistercian monastery. Died 1243

Second-century writer, opposed Marcionism and Gnosticism

Twelfth-century Swedish widow and martyr, killed in perhaps the year 1160

Helena

The mother of Constantine the Great, she died about 330.

Henry II

German king and Holy Roman Emperor, d. 1024

Seventh-century anchorite

Also known as Haeresvid or Hereswyde, blood sister of St. Hilda of Whitby. Mother, widow, and nun

Archbishop of Cologne, d. 1021

Hermann Joseph

German Premonstratensian mystic, who died in 1241

The Roman Martyrology includes for 18 August Roman martyrs Hermas, Serapion, and Polyaenus. Ten days later a Roman martyr Hermes and Alexandrian martyrs Polienus and Serapion are commemorated. Perhaps they are the same

Hermengild

The son of an Arian Visigothic king. His mother and wife were Catholic, and he converted to Catholicism, and resisted Arianism. He was beheaded in 585

Hermes

Martyr, Bishop of Salano (Spalato) in Dalmatia

Hermit, died in about 371

5th-century archbishop

Hilary of Poitiers

Bishop, a staunch opponent of Arianism, who died in 368

Influential abbess, who died in 680

Confessor, first bishop of Liege, d. 727 or 728

Little St. Hugh of Lincoln

Hyacinth

Polish Dominican, died in 1257