St. Gracia of Lerida

St. Gracia of Lerida Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 06/01


Patron Of: Alcira, Valencia, Spain

Also known as

    * Grace of Lérida
    * Zaida of Lérida

Memorial

    * 1 June

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    Daughter of Almanzor, Muslim caliph of Lerida, Catalonia. Sister of Saint Bernard and Saint Maria. Convert, brought to the faith by her brother Bernard. The three tried to convert their brother Almanzor, who turned them over to Moorish authorities. Martyr.

Born

    * at Lerida, Catalonia as Zaida

Died

    * martyred c.1180

Canonized

    * Pre-Congregation

Patronage

    * Alcira, Valencia, Spain
 



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