New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Ouen


(Latin: Audrenus, Owen) Born at Sancy, c.609; died at Clichy-la-Garenne, France, 683. Educated at the .Abbey of Saint Medard, he became chancellor to Dagobert I and is believed to have compiled the Salic Law. In 640 he was consecrated Archbishop of Rouen, where he extirpated the remnants of paganism. Patron of innkeepers and cooks; invoked against deafness. Relics at Rouen. Feast, 24 August.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Ouen”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 August 2012. Web. 25 October 2020. <>