Blessed Alexandrina Maria da Costa

[Alexandrina Maria da Costa]
Memorial

Profile

Lay woman from the diocese of Braga, Portugal. At age 14 Alexandrina jumped from a window to escape a rapist; she was injured in the fall, paralyzed, and was bed-ridden for the rest of her life. Member of the Salesian Cooperators. Mystic and visionary. The last 13 years of her life she had the gift of inedia, living solely off daily Communion.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

  • if you have information relevant to the canonization of Blessed Alexandrina, contact
       Rev. Pierluigi Cameroni, SDB
       ParĂ³quia de Sta. Eulalia
       Rua Alexandrina Maria da Costa, 21
       4570-017 Balasar PVZ, PORTUGAL

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Alexandrina Maria da Costa“. Saints.SQPN.com. 12 October 2013. Web. 21 September 2014. <>