Blessed Beatrice d’Ornacieux

Blessed Beatrice d'OrnacieuxAlso known as

  • Beatrice di Ornacieu
  • Beatrice of Eymeu
  • Beatrix…



In 1273, at the age of thirteen, Beatice joined the Carthusians at the Charterhouse of Parménie, France. In 1301, she and two others, Luisa Alleman of Grésivaudan and Margherita di Sassenaye, were sent to found the monastery of Eymeu in the diocese of Valance, France. Noted for her devotion to the Passion of Christ, offering herself to suffer for others and as penance for the world. Said to have driven a nail through her left hand to help realize the sufferings of the Crucifixion.


  • c.1260 in Ornacieu, Dauphine (in the southeastern area of modern France




Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Beatrice d’Ornacieux“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 May 2020. Web. 23 June 2021. <>