- Apostle of Hainault
Frankish hermit. Lived in a forest in Hainault, Belgium. His reputation for holiness attracted many disciples for whom he built and governed an abbey, now known as Saint-Ghislain, near Mons, Belgium. Spiritual teacher of Saint Waltrude, Saint Lambert, and Saint Valerius.
- “Saint Gislenus“. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 October 2008. Web. 28 July 2015. <>