Saint Irene

Memorial

Profile

Raised a pagan. At about 14 years of age, she witnessed a mob abusing Saint Porphyrius for his faith. The violence sickened her, and she came to his rescue, causing enough trouble that the pagans left him alone. He recovered and brought her to Christianity.

Born

Died

  • 490 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Irene“. Saints.SQPN.com. 3 September 2013. Web. 17 September 2014. <>