Book of Saints – Valeria – 28 April

detail of a bas-relief sculpture of Saint Valeria of Milan and one of her sons taking water to her husband; taken by 1gagnepetit; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

(Saint) Martyr (April 28) (1st century) The wife of Saint Vitalis and mother of Saints Gervase and Protase. They were among the first converts to Christianity in the city of Milan. They were taken to Ravenna, where Valeria, after her husband and children had laid down their lives for Christ, worn out by suffering, died in prison.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Valeria”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 April 2017. Web. 25 June 2017. <>