Saint Irene of Cappadocia

Memorial

Profile

Prayerful, ascetic 9th-century nun at the Chrysobalanton monastery in Bithynia (in modern Turkey). Her reputation for piety and wisdom led to many seeking her out as a spritual director. Lived to an age of 103.

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Irene of Cappadocia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 July 2016. Web. 22 April 2019. <>