Saint Ursicinus of Saint-Ursanne

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Friend of Saint Columbanus. Missionary to Switzerland. Built a monastery at Saint Ursanne in the Swiss Juras, and served as its abbot. He could not bear wine nor those who served it to him. Venerated at Basel, Switzerland; Besancon, France; and Mainz, Germany.

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Representation

  • abbot with three lilies in his hand
  • abbot holding a book and fleur-de-lys, surrounded by fleur-de-lys

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Ursicinus of Saint-Ursanne“. Saints.SQPN.com. 19 December 2013. Web. 17 September 2014. <>