Saints related to Patron-of-crosier-fathers

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  • St. Odilia
    Saint Odilia of Alsace was born blind to a noble family at Oberheim in the Vosges Mountains around the year 660. She was given to a peasant family to be raised, and gained sight at her baptism. Her brother was killed by her father for trying to bring her home, and Odilia fled to a convent. She founded Hohenburg Abbey, and died on December 13, 720.