Today is the feast day of St Willibrord, the Northumbrian born Apostle of the Frisians, and founder of the see of Utrecht and the abbey of Echternach. Amongst Anglo_Saxon missionaries to the continent he is second only to St Boniface in importance.
There is a full and detailed study by Marios Costambeys in the Oxford DNB which can be read here .
There is also an online life here and there is another which can be read at the biography of St. Willibrord site.
His tomb is at Echternach in Luxemburg, and it is in honour of St Willirord that the remarkable Dancing procession of Echternach take splace on Whit Tuesday each year.
The Romanesque former abbey church at Echternach, now designated the basilica of St Willibrord, holds his relics.
Image: kaarvea on Panoramio
The very handsome nineteenth century church of St Willibrord in Utrecht has been featured by the New Liturgical Movement in an article which can be read here, with a link to an earlier post on NLM about the church and its liturgical life.
Church of St Willibrord Utrecht
Image: New Liturgical Movement