St. Aldegunais: Saint of the Day for Monday, January 30, 2023 (Mon, 30 Jan 2023)
Virgin and abess, also known as Adelgundis, Aldegonde, or Orgonne. She was a member of the royal family of the Merovingians and was raised by two saints: St. Walbert and St. Bertila, her parents. The
family resided in the Hainault region of Flanders, a region of the Low Countries. Aldegundis reflused offers of marriage from other nobles and received the veil from St. Amandius, the bishop of
Maastricht. She followed this ceremony of acceptance into the religious life with the foundation of a ...
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