Book of Saints – Gislain of Hannonia

[Saint Gislenus]Also known as

(Ghislain, Guislain) (Saint) Bishop (October 9) (7th century) A Bishop (or possibly only an Abbot) in Hannonia (Belgium), who flourished in the seventh century, and, being himself by birth a Greek, introduced into the monastery he founded the Oriental Rule of Saint Basil. He died A.D. 681, leaving his name to the town which rose up round his monastery.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Gislain”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 July 2013. Web. 1 December 2015. <>