New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Scholastica

[Saint Scholastica]Name Derivation

  • Latin: scholarly

Article

Holy virgin; sister to Saint Benedict of Nursia. Born c.480; died in 542. Dedicated to God as an infant, she is said to have lived in a cell near Sultiaco. Saint Benedict visited her on several occasions for spiritual conferences. Relics at Fleury, Le Mang, and Juvigny. Feast, Roman Calendar, 10 February.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Scholastica”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 24 August 2013. Web. 11 July 2014. <>