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|Blessed Beatrix d'Ornacieux|
|Garegnano Charterhouse in Milan, by Daniele Crespi|
|Died||1306 or 1309|
|Venerated in||Roman Catholic Church|
|Beatified||1869 by Pope Pius IX|
Beatrix was a Carthusian nun who founded a settlement of the order at Eymieux in the department of Drome. She was specially devout to the Passion of Christ and is said to have driven a nail through her left hand to help herself to realize the sufferings of the Crucifixion.
Her cultus was confirmed by Pius IX in 1869. (See "Anal. jur. pont.", 1869, XI, 264.) There are modern lives by Bellanger and Chapuis and a full account in Lecoulteux, "Ann. Ord. Cath." (V, 5). Her feast is on 13 February.
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