St. Rictrudis of France


Commemorated on May 12

St. Rictrudis was born in Gascony, France in the seventh century. She married St. Adalbald, by whom she had four children and who all became saints: Maurontius, Eusebia, Clotsindis and Adalsindis.

After her husband was murdered by her relatives, she became a nun and founded the convent of Marchiennes in the north of France.

She fell asleep in the Lord on May 12, 688.

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