St. Ursicinus of Saint-Ursanne

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 12/20


Patron Of: Against Stiff Neck

Memorial
    20 December

Profile
    Friend of Saint Columbanus. Missionary to Switzerland. Built a monastery at Saint Ursanne in the Swiss Juras, and served as its abbot. He could not bear wine nor those who served it to him. Venerated at Basel, Besancon, and Mainz.

Born
    Irish

Died
    c.625

Canonized
    Pre-Congregation

Patronage
    against stiff neck



All information used with permission of the Patron Saint Index.


 
 

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