The Apostle To The Vikings
August 24, 2013
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St. Ansgar (A.D. 801-865) was a ninth century French missionary to the people of Denmark, Sweden and northern Germany.  He was also a Benedictine monk.  Early in his life, Ansgar desired to preach the Gospel in pagan lands.  He founded the first Christian church in Sweden in 832.

The Life of Ansgar was written by his companion and successor, Bishop Rimbert.  Here are some interesting quotes from his life, as communicated by his companion, Bishop Rimbert.

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