St. Lillian

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 07/27


Also known as
    Liliosa


Memorial
    27 July


Profile
    Married laywoman in an area of 9th century Spain controlled by Moors. She initially lived as a closet Christian, not displaying enough of her faith to risk the attention of her Muslim neighbors. But stories of the persecution of active Christians in the persecution of Caliph Abderrahman II shamed her into openly living her faith. Martyred with Saint Aurelius, Saint Natalia, Saint George, and her husband, Saint Felix.

Died
    c.852 at Cordoba, Spain


Canonized
    Pre-Congregation



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