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St. Odilo of Cluny

The list of saints for the first day of January is long, filled with the names of martyrs and confessors of the faith. One of them is St. Odilo of Cluny. He was born to the French nobility, the son of Berald de Mercoeur and Gerberga who became a nun when widowed. Cured of an unnamed malady in childhood by the intervention of Our Lady, he became a monk at Cluny at age 29. He was named Abbot at...
Fr. Lawrence Jagdfeld, O.F.M. 208
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