Saint Beatrice of Rome

statue of Saint Beatrice of Rome, colonnade of Saint Peter's Basilica, Rome, Italy, c.1666, artist unknownAlso known as

  • Beatrix
  • Viatrice
  • Viatrix

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Sister of Saint Faustinus of Rome and Saint Simplicius of Rome. Betrothed to be married even though she had taken personal vows of chastity. When she was caught burying her martyred brothers, she was denounced as a Christian by her fiance Lucretius, which led to imprisonment and execution. Martyr.

Died

Canonized

Representation

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Beatrice of Rome“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 July 2016. Web. 28 August 2016. <>