Saint Hadelin of Chelles

stained glass window Saint Hadelinus; date unknown, artist unknown; parish church of Saint Martin, Visé, Liège, Belgium; photographed on 10 October 2012 by Reinhardhauke; swiped from Wikimedia Commons; click for image sourceAlso known as

  • Adelino
  • Adelin
  • Adelinus



Born to the nobility. Benedictine monk. Spiritual student of Saint Remaclus. Worked with Remaclus at Solignac, at Maastricht, Netherlands, and at Stavelot, Belgium. Priest, ordained at by Saint Remaclus. With the assistance of Remaclus and Pepin of Heristal, he founded the Chelles Abbey, diocese of Liege, Belgium. Spent his later years as a hermit near Dinant on the Meuse.


  • at Gascony (in modern France)




Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Hadelin of Chelles“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 February 2017. Web. 26 February 2021. <>