Saint Eurosia

detail of a painting of Saint Eurosia, 17th century, Colle UmbertoAlso known as

  • Orosia

Memorial

Profile

Born to the nobility. Promised in an arranged marriage to a Moor, she hid in a cave, but the smoke from her fire gave away her position. She was dragged from the cave by her hair and martyred. Very popular cultus throughout southern France and northern Italy.

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Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Eurosia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 June 2017. Web. 21 September 2017. <>