Jan 01

Saint Odilón of Cluny

January 1st XI century Abad

In Souvigny, of Burgundy (today France), death of St. Odilón, Abbot of Cluny, who was severe with itself, but sweet and gracious with each other. It established truces between those who fought each other, and in time of famine, helped those in need with all his strength. Was the first to establish in their monasteries the commemoration of all the faithful departed, setting it for the next day to the solemnity of all saints.
Odilón (Masculino)
in Souvigny, in current France
January 1st