Thursday, October 22, 2020

Saint Otger of Utrecht – Saint of the Day – May 8

St. Otger of Utrecht Biography

St. Otger of Utrecht Profile. Born: unknown in United Kingdom, Europe. Worked in England, Netherlands. Died: 746 AD in Netherlands. Feast Day is celebrated on May 8.

 

The Memorial of St. Otger of Utrecht – Saint of the Day

St. Otger of Utrecht Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth

unknown

Country of Birth

United Kingdom in Europe

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Matrimony/Holy Orders

Saints who were Married

Profession

Missionary

Place of Work

England, Netherlands

Date of Death

746 AD

Place of Death

Netherlands

Feast Day

May 8

Beatification

 

Canonization

Canonized by Pre-Congregation

Patron Saint of

 

Saint’s Biography

Saint Otger of Utrecht worked with Saint Wiro of Utrecht and founded a monastery at Odilienburg, Netherlands. Otger died in 746 of natural causes. His remain were moved several times;

  1. relics in Odilienberg, France.
  2. relics taken to Roermond, Netherlands in 1361.
  3. relics disappeared during the time of the Protestant Reformation.
  4. relics re-discovered in 1594.
  5. Relics re-enshrined in 1881.
Saint Otger of Utrecht
St. Otger of Utrecht

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