She was a native of Strasburg, and of an illustrious family, but was baptized at Ratisbon, by Saint Erhard, bishop of that see. Her father erected a great nunnery in Alsace, in which Othilia conducted one hundred and thirty holy nuns in the paths of Christian perfection, and died in 772. See Canisius, Raderus. Ado, Molanus, and the Roman Martyrology on the 13th of December.
- Father Alban Butler. “Saint Othilia, Virgin and Abbess”. , 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 December 2013. Web. 30 May 2016. <>