St. Eulalia of Barcelona
February 12, Saint



Born on c.290 in Barcelona, Spain.

Sanctified virgin, the forerunner of professed nun.

Martyred at age 13 or 14 in the persecutions of Diocletian. Several villages in Guienne and Languedoc are named for her and she is considered to be Patron of Barcelona.

She died on February 12, 304 at Barcelona, Spain.

She is interred in the church of Santa Maria del Mar, Barcelona and her relics translated to the Barcelona cathedral on  November 23, 874.

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