Saint Patricia of Naples

Memorial

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Born to the nobility, possibly related to the emperor. To escape an arranged marriage, and to give herself to the religious life, she made a pilgrimage to Jerusalem and then to Rome, Italy. Nun in Rome. Returned to Constantinople to give away her wealth to the poor. She then returned to Naples, Italy to make pilgrimages to the tombs of martyrs and saints.

Born

Died

  • c.665 at Naples, Italy of natural causes
  • a vial of her blood reportedly liquifies periodically

Patronage

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Patricia of Naples”. Saints.SQPN.com. 19 March 2010. Web. 19 April 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-patricia-of-naples/>