Catholic Encyclopedia – Blessed Beatrix of Ornacieux

Blessed Beatrix of OrnacieuxArticle

Died about 1306, a Carthusian nun who founded a settlement of the order at Eymieux in the department of Drome. She was specially devout to the Passion of Christ and is said to have driven a nail through her left hand to help herself to realize the sufferings of the Crucifixion. Her cultus was confirmed by Pius IX in 1869. Her feast is on 13 February.

MLA Citation

  • Herbert Thurston. “Blessed Beatrix of Ornacieux”. Catholic Encyclopedia, 1913. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 July 2018. Web. 21 February 2019. <>