Blessed Oringa of the Cross

Saint Oringa of the CrossAlso known as

  • Christiana of the Cross
  • Christine of the Cross
  • Oringa Menabuoi



Pious farm girl who fled her home to escape an arranged marriage. Worked as a servant in Lucca, Italy then became an itinerant miracle worker in the region. Eventually returned to her birthplace, to found and lead an Augustinian convent. Known for her dedication to her prayer life.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Oringa of the Cross“. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 September 2021. Web. 9 December 2021. <>