- Giulia della Rena da Certaldo
- Julia della Rena
Born to an impoverished noble family. Worked as a domestic servant in her youth in the Timolfi household at Florence, Italy. She became an Augustinian tertiary at age 19. Florence was in turmoil in those years, and Julia returned to the quiet of Certaldo, Tuscany. There she rescued a child from a burning building, which brought her unwanted fame. She retired to lived nearly 30 years as an anchoress in a cell built onto the church of Saint Michael and Saint James at Certaldo.
- woman wearing a black habit and white veil, and rescuing a child from a burning bed
- woman giving flowers to children in winter
- woman rescuing a drowning horseman
- “Blessed Julia of Certaldo“. Saints.SQPN.com. 9 January 2013. Web. 23 May 2013. <>