Book of Saints – Candida – 9 August


CANDIDA (Saint) Virgin Martyr (August 9) (Date unknown) One of a group of Martyrs who suffered on the Ostian Way, outside the gates of Rome, in the ages of persecution, and whose relics were collected and enshrined in the Church of Saint Praxedes by Pope Saint Paschal I in the ninth century. In inscriptions, Saint Candida is sometimes styled Virgin Martyr, sometimes simply Martyr. Nothing is known of her individually.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Candida”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 September 2012. Web. 23 January 2019. <>