Saint Crescentia of Lucania

Memorial

  • formerly 15 June
  • removed from the calendar and cultus suppressed in 1969

Profile

Married to Saint Modestus. Nurse of Saint Vitus; she and Modestus converted the boy to Christianity. Vitus‘s pagan father had him arrested and scourged. Freed from prison by an angel, she travelled with Vitus and Modestus to Lucania and Rome in Italy. Martyr.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Crescentia of Lucania“. Saints.SQPN.com. 25 May 2014. Web. 17 September 2014. <>