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Emerentiana

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Feast  January 23
Major shrine  Rome
Died  304 AD, Rome, Italy
Role  Martyr
Name  Saint Emerentiana
Patronage  stomach problems

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Venerated in  Roman Catholicism, Antiochian Orthodox Church
Attributes  young woman with stones in her lap and lilies in her hand; young lady being stoned to death
Similar People  Agnes of Rome, Pope Leo I, Pope Clement I, Pope Sixtus III, Pope Honorius III

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Saint Emerentiana was a Roman martyr, who lived around the start of the 4th century. Her feast day is January 23.

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Life

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According to the legend of St. Agnes, Emerentiana was her foster-sister. Agnes, a rich Roman heiress who was martyred after refusing her engagement due to her Christian religion. Emerentiana’s mother was the wet nurse and nanny of Saint Agnes.

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A few days after Agnes' death, Emerentiana, who was a catechumen still learning about Christianity before being officially baptized, went to the tomb to pray and was suddenly attacked by the pagans stoned to death by the crowd.

Veneration

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Her feast day is January 23, She is represented as a young girl who either has stones in her lap and lilies in her hand, or is being stoned to death by a mob. Her tomb is in the church of Sant'Agnese fuori le mura in Rome. An altar dedicated to her with a marble relief by Ercole Ferrata depicting her martyrdom is in Sant'Agnese in Agone.

Popular culture

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Emerentiana had a tiny cameo role in Cardinal Nicholas Wiseman's novel, Fabiola, where she is seen mourning for Agnes right after the latter's martyrdom.


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References

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