St. Osanna of Jouarre


Commemorated on June 18

St. Osanna was a maiden of Jouarre (in the diocese of Meaux, France).

Born in the sixth century, she was the sister of King Osreds of Northumbrien, fled to Brittany and became a nun at a Benedictine monastery in Saint-Brieuc. She entered into the Heavenly Kingdom in 700.

Today, this monastery is considered the most important in France.

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