Saint Hunegund of Homblieres



Hunegund was drawn to religious life, but was compelled to marry against her wishes. She convinced her future husband to accompany her on a pilgrimage to Rome, Italy, and then got him to agree that she should become a Benedictine nun, receiving the veil from Pope Saint Vitalian. When they returned home, Hunegund entered the convent at Homblieres in northern France ;her ex-future husband became a priest, and served as chaplain to the convent.



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    • “Saint Hunegund of Homblieres“. 9 August 2014. Web. 21 October 2014. <>