Saint Emerentiana

detail of a statue of Saint Emerentiana; date unknown, artist unknown; chapel of Saint-Emerentienne, Venasque, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France; photographed on 15 August 2014 by Peter Potrowl; swiped from Wikimedia Commons; click for source imageAlso known as

  • Emerentia

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Foster-sister of Saint Agnes of Rome. Catechumen. While on her way to pray at Saint Agnes‘s grave a few days after her sister‘s martyrdom, she was confronted by an angry mob of pagans. Emerentiana professed her Christianity and her relationship to Agnes. Martyr.

Born

  • Roman

Died

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Emerentiana“. Saints.SQPN.com. 22 December 2014. Web. 27 December 2014. <>