Religion Wiki

Oda of Brabant

34,338pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share
Oda of Brabant
Born unknown, Brabant, Belgium
Died 1158
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church
Feast 20 April

Blessed Oda of Brabant was a Belgian prioress of the 12th century, commonly revered as a saint.


Oda was born to a noble family from the Brabant region of Belgium. In order to avoid an arranged marriage to a young nobleman, she disfigured her face. Her family then allowed her to follow the religious vocation she desired. She became a Premonstratensian nun at Rivroelles, eventually becoming prioress there.[1]


Although Oda's cultus has never been formally confirmed, popular devotion continues. Her feast day is 20 April.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Jones, Terry. "Oda". Patron Saints Index. Retrieved 2007-04-20. 

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.