Saint Silvia of Rome


Also known as

  • Sylvia of Rome

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Sister of Saint Tarsilla. Married to Gordianus, a Roman regionarius. Mother of two sons, one of which was Pope Saint Gregory the Great. After the death of her husband, Silvia devoted herself to religious life, living in a cell like an early anchoress. Noted for her great personal piety.

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  • “Saint Silvia of Rome“. Saints.SQPN.com. 4 November 2013. Web. 14 July 2014. <>