October 14 – Saint Angadrisma of Beauvais: Patron Saint against Fire

Saint Angadrisma of Beauvais, Patron Saint against Fire (Memorial:  October 14)

Extract from Angadrisma of Beauvais: Cousin of Saint Lambert of Lyon. Educated in Therouanne by Lambert and Saint Omer. She felt drawn to religious life from an early age, but was promised in an arranged marriage to Saint Ansbert of Chaussy. Dreading marriage, Angadrisma prayed for a miracle to prevent it; she was stricken with leprosy. The marriage was broken off, Ansbert married someone else, and Angadrisma became a nun; the leprosy was cured the moment she received the veil from Saint Ouen, archbishop of Rouen. Abbess of the Benedictine monastery of Oroër-des-Vierge near Beauvais, France. Miracle worker. Once stopped a fire that was about to destroy her monastery by praying while holding up the relics of the house’s founder, Saint Ebrulf of Ouche.” Beauvais. See also: St. Angadrisma (EN), Santa Angadrisma, abadesa (SP), Angadrisma (IT), Sainte Angadrême (FR).


 We, at the CTF/SOS DRS have prayed for the intercession of St. Angadrisma of Beauvais on behalf of those affected by the following catastrophes:

Fire in Abandoned Building in Prague, Czech Republic (October 27, 2010) (Europe)  See World Mission Rosary Intentions: November 8 – November 21, 2010.

That the Lord in His Divine Mercy – through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary – may build up His Kingdom,make these mysteries a reality in our lives, strengthen us in our common mission, and come to the aid of those for whom we pray.


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