Foster-sister of Saint Agnes of Rome. Catechumen. While on her way to pray at Saint Agnes‘s grave a few days after her sister‘s martyrdom, she was confronted by an angry mob of pagans. Emerentiana professed her Christianity and her relationship to Agnes. Martyr.
- stoned to death c.304 at Rome, Italy
- buried in the cemetery at Via Nomentana
- relics later translated to the Basilica of Saint Agnes
- girl with stones in her lap and holding a palm of martyrdom or lily of a holy death
- girl being stoned by a mob near the tomb of Saint Agnes of Rome
- “Saint Emerentiana“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 June 2009. Web. 30 July 2015. <>