Saint Lea of Rome

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Born to the wealthy nobility, she lived and was married in Rome, Italy. Widow. She supported the house run by Saint Marcella, working as a menial servants, 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

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Lea of Rome“. Saints.SQPN.com. 4 November 2014. Web. 29 November 2014. <>