Saint Caesaria of Arles

Also known as

  • Cesarie
  • Cesira

Memorial

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Sister of Saint Caesarius of Arles. Founder of a convent in 512; the house soon grew to hundreds of nuns, many of them widows. Caesaria served as its first abbess. She was devoted to the care of the poor, the sick, and children. Saint Gregory of Tours and Saint Venantius Fortunatus wrote of her gifts.

Born

Died

  • c.530 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Caesaria of Arles“. Saints.SQPN.com. 11 January 2014. Web. 25 October 2014. <>