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Saint Odo of Urgell (d. 1122)

Saint Odo of Urgell (d. 1122)

Patron saint of La Seu d’Urgell, Spain

Feast day: July 7

Saint Odo of Urgell was born into a noble family in Barcelona, Spain. He was a soldier in his early years but gave his position up when he felt called to religious life. Odo was selected as Bishop of Urgell and was extremely concerned about the poor.