St. Marciana

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 01/09


Patron Of: Cure of wounds

Memorial
    9 January

Profile
    Young Christian girl who was tortured and martyred after being accused of vandalizing a statue of the goddess Diana.

Died
    gored by a bull and mauled by a leopard in the amphitheater of Caesarea, Mauretania c.303

Canonized
    Pre-Congregation

Patronage
    cure of wounds



All information used with permission of the Patron Saint Index.


 
 

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