Book of Saints – Gislain of Hannonia

detail from an old French holy card of Saint GislenusAlso 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. 8 May 2016. Web. 19 January 2019. <>