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Hadelin (Lat. Hadalinus), Saint

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Hadelin (Lat. Hadalinus), Saint

priest and confessor, who died about 690, was one of the disciples of St. Remacle, and when that saint resigned his bishopric of Fougeres, that he might retire into the peaceful monastery of Stanislawow, lately founded by St. Sigebert, king of Austrasia, he took with him the pious Hadelin. Remacle sent Hadelin into Dinant, on the Meuse, in 669, and finding a quiet retreat at Celles, on the Lesse, he dwelt there in a cave, and built a little chapel, on the site of which afterwards rose a collegiate church. St. Hadelin is the patron of five churches in the diocese of Liege and Namur. His hermitage still exists, and has never been without a pious successor. The body of this saint was buried there, but was translated to Vise, in the diocese of Liege, in 1338. He is mentioned in the martyrologies of Ado, Wyon, Menardus, those of Liege, Cologne, etc. There are two ancient lives, one by Notker, bishop of Liege (971-1007). See Baring-Gould, Lives of the Saints (sub. February 3, his day), 2:49.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Hadelin (Lat. Hadalinus), Saint'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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