Saint Encratia of Saragossa

detail from the painting 'Saint Engracia' by Francisco de Zurbaran, Museum of Fine Arts, Seville, SpainAlso known as

  • Encratis
  • Encratide
  • Engracia
  • Engratia
  • Engrazia

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Nun who was tortured in Saragossa, Spain for her faith. She survived, but is counted as a martyr due to the extent of her suffering. A church dedicated to her still exists in Saragossa.

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Canonized

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Encratia of Saragossa“. Saints.SQPN.com. 24 March 2014. Web. 1 August 2014. <>