Saint Syncletica

Also known as

  • Sincletica

Memorial

Profile

Wealthy Alexandrian lady who abandoned her riches and lived till age 84 as a hermitess in a tomb. She suffered in her youth with temptations and spiritual desolation; she suffered in her maturity by cancer and consumption.

Canonized

Patronage

Additional Information

Readings

Adorned with wisdom and grace, O blessed Syncletica, Thou wast unshaken by hostile attacks. Ever pray for those who celebrate thy memory. - troparion of Saint Syncletica

Illustrious with rays of heavenly virtue, O Godbearing Syncletica thou didst blunt the goads of the ancient enemy, and bring a company of virgins to the bridal chamber. Together with them pray for us that we may find mercy. - kontakion of Saint Syncletica

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Syncletica“. Saints.SQPN.com. 5 January 2014. Web. 30 August 2014. <>