New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Eulalia of Merida


Virgin (c.291304), martyred at an early age under Diocletian at Merida. At her death a white dove is said to have issued from her mouth and over her ashes, cast into a field, fell a pall of snow. She is very popular in Spain and is patroness of Merida and of Oviedo where her relics are preserved. Feast, 10 December.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Eulalia of Merida”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 December 2012. Web. 20 February 2019. <>