Saint Encratia of Saragossa

detail of a statue of Saint Encratia of Saragossa, date unknown, artist unknown; Crypt of the Church of Santa Engracia, Zaragoza, Spain; photographed on 4 October 2014 by Zarateman; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Encratis
  • Encratide
  • Engracia
  • Engratia
  • Engrazia

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Nun who was tortured in Saragossa, Spain for her faith. She survived, but is counted as a martyr due to the extent of her suffering. A church dedicated to her still exists in Saragossa.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Encratia of Saragossa“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 April 2012. Web. 1 April 2015. <>