St. Walburga was the daughter of a West Saxon chieftain and the sister of St. Willibald and Winebald. In 748, she was sent with St. Lioba to Germany to help St. Boniface in his missionary work. She spent two years at Bishofsheim, after which she became Abbess of the double monastery at Heidenheim founded by her brother Winebald. At the death of Winebald, St. Walburga was appointed Abbess of both monasteries by her brother Willibald, who was then Bishop of Eichstadt. She remained superior of both men and women until her death in 779. Patron of storms and those with coughs. Feastday February 25
7/8inch Oval Sterling Silver St. Walburga Medal on an 18 inch Stainless Chain. Velvet Boxed.