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St. Matilda


About Saint Matilda

Saint Matilda of Saxony was born in 895 in Westphhalia, Germany.  Her father was Count Dietrich of Westphalia.  Saint Matilda is also known as Mathildis of Saxony and Maud of Saxony.  Her grandmother, an abbess of Eufurt raised Saint Matilda.

Saint Matilda Married

When Saint Matilda was eighteen years old, she left the abbey to marry King Henry I who had recently had a former marriage annulled.  Saint Matilda became the Queen of Germany and gave birth to five children:

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  • Otto – Holy Roman Emperor who would eventually betray his mother
  • Henry the Quarrelsome – Duke of Bavaria
  • Saint Bruno the Great – Archbishop of Cologne, Germany
  • Gerberga – wife of King Louis IV of France
  • Hedwig – the mother of Hugh Capet

Saint Matilda Founded Abbeys

During her life, Saint Matilda founded many Benedictine Abbeys.  She was well known for her charitable works, teaching the ignorant, comforting the sick, visiting prisoners, and aiding the needy.

Saint Matilda Entered the Convent

After her husband died, Saint Matilda entered a convent she had founded in Nordhausen and remained there for thirty-two years. She dedicated herself completely to her prayers, and works of mercy. It gave her great pleasure to teach the needy and ignorant how to pray, as she had once instructed her servants. In her final illness, she made her confession to her grandson William, the archbishop of Mentz.  He actually died twelve days before Saint Matilda while returning to his home.  Saint Matilda made a second confession to the priests and monks of the Abbey and received the Last Rites. 

Saint Matilda’s Death

Saint Matilda died on March 14, 968 in Quedlinburg, Germany while lying on sackcloth with ashes placed at her head.  She was seventy-three years old and died of natural causes.  Her body was laid to rest in a monastery in Quedlinburg, alongside her husband.   The feast of Saint Matilda is celebrated on March 14.

Many Catholics pray for the intercession of Saint Matilda and wear a Saint Matilda medal in her memory.  Often, a baby girl is given a Saint Matilda charm for Baptism if she is being named with Matilda as her patron.  It is also traditional to give a Confirmation gift of a Saint Matilda necklace to a young lady taking the name of Saint Matilda at Confirmation.


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