St Ida of Metz – Feast Day – May 8

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St Ida (Itta) of Metz was born in 592 AD in Metz, France and died on May 8 652 AD at the age of 60 in the Abbey of Nivelles, Belgium. We celebrate her feast day on May 8 every year in the Catholic Church.

St Ida of Metz

St Ida of Metz Biography

Date of Birth 592 AD
Place of Birth Metz, France
Place of Work Belgium
Date of Death May 8 652
Place of Death Belgium
Feast Day May 8
Canonization Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of
  • Itteville, Île-de-France
  • France

Saint’s Biography

St Ida of Metz was the daughter of bishop Arnoald of Metz. She was the sister of Saint Modoald of Trier and Saint Severa. Ida was married to Saint Pepin of Landen. They were blessed with three children (Saint Gertrude of Nivelles, Saint Begga of Ardenne, and Grimoald, mayor of the palace). After her husband’s death, she built a Benedictine double monastery at Nivelles, Belgium under the leadership of her daughter, Saint Gertrude. Ida was a grandmother of Pepin of Herstal. Saint Amand of Maastrich and her were great friends who worked together to help the poor and spent the rest of her life there as a nun.


He died on  May 8 652 in Nivelles, Belgium of natural causes

Saint Ida of Nivelles
Saint Ida of Nivelles

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