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St. Marciana of Caesarea
july 11, martyr


Source: Catholicsaints.info



Memorial
    •    11 July
    •    12 July in Toledo, Spain
    •    9 January on some early calendars


Profile
Making personal vows, she retired to the city of Caesarea, Mauritania (in modern Algeria) to live is a penitent hermitess. Imprisoned, tortured, threatened with rape, and eventually executed for refusing to worship of statue of the pagan goddess Diana during the persecutions of Diocletian. Martyr.


Born
    •    Russucur, Mauritania (modern Dellys, Algeria)


Died
    •    gored by a bull and killed by leopard attack in the amphitheatre at Caesarea, Mauritania (in modern Algeria)


Canonized
    •    Pre-Congregation








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