Saints of the Day – Waningus of Fécamp, O.S.B., Abbot


(also known as Vaneng) Born in Rouen, France; died c.686. Clotair III’s former courtier, Saint Waningus, became a monk and assisted his friend Saint Wandrille in the foundation of Fontenelle Abbey, and soon after he himself founded another – Fécamp – that was no less celebrated (Benedictines).

MLA Citation

  • Katherine I Rabenstein. Saints of the Day, 1998. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 September 2021. Web. 30 November 2021. <>