Blessed Odo of Beauvais

Memorial

Profile

A soldier when young, Odo initially planned on a military career. He gave up the military life to become a Benedictine monk at Corbie, France under Saint Pascasius Radbert. Tutor to the sons of Charles Martel. Abbot in 851. Bishop of Beauvais in 861. Known as a reformer in his diocese. Mediator between Pope Nicholas I and Archbishop Hincmar of Rheims, France.

Born

Died

  • 880 of natural causes

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Odo of Beauvais“. Saints.SQPN.com. 20 January 2014. Web. 17 September 2014. <>