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Odo of Urgell

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Saint Odo
Bishop of Urgell
Born Barcelona, Spain
Died 1122
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church
Feast 7 July

Odo of Urgell was the oldest son[1] of a family of counts of Barcelona, Spain. He became a soldier but gave this up to enter religious life. He later ascended to the position of archdeacon of Urgell in the Pyrenees and ordained by Pope Urban II, he was appointed Bishop of Urgell, and was celebrated for his concern for the poor[2].


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