Saint Eudocia of Heliopolis

anonymous 17th century icon of Saint Eudocia of Heliopolis, artist unknown; Novodevichy Convent; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Eudokia
  • Eudoxia

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Courtesan who led a disolute youth. She converted, and led a life of great penance to make up for her early waywardness. Martyred in the persecutions of Trajan.

Born

  • at Heliopolis in Coele-Syria
  • her family was originally from Samaria

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Eudocia of Heliopolis“. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 February 2010. Web. 27 March 2015. <>