Member of a gang of thieves, he was led to conversion by Abbot Egidius of Vicogne. Premonstratensian lay brother at the monastery of Valenciennes in northern France where he became a model of piety and example of the grace of God to a sinner.
- “Blessed Ornandus of Vicogne“. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 July 2016. Web. 28 February 2017. <>