Book of Saints – Zita

detail of a stained glass window depicting Saint Zita of Lucca; design by Raphaël Freida, manufacture by Félix Gaudin, date unknown; Church of Saint-Honoré d'Eylau, Avenue Raymond Poincaré, 16th arrondissement of Paris, France; photographed on 12 September 2010 by GFreihalter; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

(Saint) Virgin (April 27) (13th century) An Italian Saint, recognised as the special Patron of domestic servants. She passed a long life sanctifying her soul as a household drudge, often harshly treated by her employers, and suffering frequent ill-usage at the hands of her fellow-servants. She died April 27, A.D. 1271.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Zita”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 April 2017. Web. 24 March 2019. <>