Saint Ingrid of Sweden

Memorial

Profile

Spiritual student of Father Peter of Dacia, a Dominican. Ingrid became the first Dominican nun in Sweden, and founded the first Dominican cloister in Sweden, Saint Martins in Skänninge in 1281; it was destroyed during the Reformation.

Born

Died

Canonized

  • popular devotion began almost immediately after her death
  • many miracles reported at her tomb, several investigations were conducted, but proved inconclusive, and her Cause seems to have ended during the Reformation
  • never formally canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Ingrid of Sweden“. Saints.SQPN.com. 3 September 2013. Web. 31 July 2014. <>