New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Felicitas

[Saint Felicity]

Martyr (2nd century), died Rome. She was a holy Roman widow martyred during the reign of Emperor Antoninus, with seven sons (Januarius, Felix, Philip Pius, Silvanus, Alexander, Vitalis, and Martialis), because of their defense of Christianity. Saint Felicitas was buried with Saint Silvanus in the cemetery of Maximus on the Salarian Way. Patroness of women who wish to obtain children. Emblems: palm, sword, seven children grouped behind their mother. Relics in Capuchin church at Montefiascone, Tuscany. Feast, Roman Calendar, 23 November.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Felicitas”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 January 2013. Web. 23 April 2018. <>