Prophetess of Germany
St. Hildegard of Bingen, a visionary, a mystic, a doctor of the Church, who is not well known in the United States, but is greatly admired and venerated in Germany and other European countries.
St. Hildegard is called the Sybil of the Rhine meaning seeress. She is not only venerated by the Roman Catholic Church, but also by the Anglican and Lutheran Church and many eastern religions. She is many things. She is a visionary and mystic. She is an author, a composer, a playwright, a person of great learning in many areas, including medicine. Truth be known, there’s not a whole lot that she was not adept at. During her lifetime, she was an advisor to Abbots, Bishops, Popes, Kings as well as the everyday people who asked for her help.