Saint Lea of Rome

Saint Lea of RomeMemorial

Profile

Born to the nobility. Lived in Rome, Italy. Widow. Part of the house run by Saint Marcella, and later served as the group’s superior. Known for her austere lifestyle and extreme penances. Saint Jerome wrote a panegyric in her honor.

Died

  • 384 of natural causes

Canonized

Patronage

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Lea of Rome“. Saints.SQPN.com. 5 February 2014. Web. 26 October 2014. <>