EUGENIA (Saint) Virgin Martyr (December 25) (3rd century) A Roman maiden, proficient in the Philosophy and learning of the time, who, converted to Christianity by her slaves, Saints Protus and Hyacinth, like them, gave her life for Christ at Rome under Valerian. She was put to death in her prison on Christmas Day, A.D. 257. In their poems Saint Avitus of Vienne, Saint Aldhelm of Salisbury, and Venantius Fortunatus celebrate Saint Eugenia.
- Monks of Ramsgate. “Eugenia”. , 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 January 2013. Web. 13 February 2016. <>