St. Hunna

Apr 15

Patron Saint of Laundresses

Little is known about St. Hunna other than that she was an aristocratic lady from the royal family of Alsace and married to a nobleman, Huno of Hunnaweyer, a small village in the diocese of Strasbourg.

She was known to be so caring of the poor around her that she even lent a hand in doing the washing for her neighbors in need.

Because of this she was known as “the holy washerwoman”.

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