Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Saint Othilia, Virgin and Abbess

[Saint Odilia of Alsace]Article

She was a native of Strasburg, and of an illustrious family, but was baptized at Ratisbon, by Saint Erhard, bishop of that see. Her father erected a great nunnery in Alsace, in which Othilia conducted one hundred and thirty holy nuns in the paths of Christian perfection, and died in 772. See Canisius, Raderus. Ado, Molanus, and the Roman Martyrology on the 13th of December.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saint Othilia, Virgin and Abbess”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. Saints.SQPN.com. 5 December 2013. Web. 25 October 2014. <>