St. Elizabeth

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 11/05


Patron Of: Diocese of Fulda, Germany, Expectant Mothers, Pregnant Women

Memorial
    5 November (Latin Church)
    8 September (Greek Church)

Profile
    Descendant of the Old Testament patriarch, Aaron. Wife of Zachary, temple priest. Relative of Mary. Mother of Saint John the Baptist, becoming pregnant very late in life. She was the Elizabeth that Mary visited soon after the Annunciation. Described in the Gospel of Luke as "righteous in the eyes of God, observing all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blamelessly."

Born
    1st century BC

Died
    1st century AD of natural causes

Name Meaning
    worshiper of God

Canonized
    Pre-Congregation

Patronage
    expectant mothers
    Fulda, Germany, diocese of
    pregnant women



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