Book of Saints – Juliana of Cornillon

detail of a statue of Blessed Juliana of Mont Cornillon; by Peter Paul Metz, 1896; choir stalls, parish of Saint Gordian and Saint Epimachus, Merazhofen, Leutkirch im Allgäu, Ravensburg, Germany; photographed in May 2009 by Andreas Praefcke; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

(Blessed) Virgin (April 6) (13th century) The humble Augustinian nun of Mount Cornillon, near Liege, who was God’s instrument for the institution in the Church of the Feast of Corpus Christi, first celebrated at her petition (A.D. 1247). After being tried in the furnace of much tribulation, she fell asleep in Christ (A.D. 1259) at the age of sixty-five.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Juliana of Cornillon”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 April 2017. Web. 24 September 2020. <>