Saturday, July 9, 2016

A Saint who is the mother to several other Saints

St. Amalberga

Image of St. Amalberga


Feastday: July 10
Death: 690

Mother of saints, also called Amelia. A relative of Blessed Pepin of Landen, the Duke of Brabant, she was married to Witgar and was mother of Sts. Emembertus, Gudila, and Reinalda, and perhaps others as well. When Witgar agreed, Amalberga and he separated, becoming religious.

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