Saint of the day 9/14 Saint Notburga Patron Saint of servants and peasants

Patroness of poor peasants and servants in the Tyrol. Born in Rattenberg, in the Tyrol, she was the daughter of peasants. At eighteen she became a servant in the household of Count Henry of Rattenberg When Notbutga  repeatedly gave food to the poor, she was dismissed by Count Henry's wife, Ottilia, and took up a position as a servant to a humble farmer. Meanwhile, Henry suffering a run of misfortune and setbacks, wasted no time restoring Notbutga to her post after his wife died. Notbutga  remained his housekeeper for the rest of her life, and was famous for her miracles and concern for the poor.

Saint Notburga

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