Born to the wealthy nobility, she lived and was married in Rome, Italy. Widow. She supported the house run by Saint Marcella, working as a menial servants, and later served as the group’s superior. Known for her austere lifestyle and extreme penances. Saint Jerome wrote a panegyric in her honor.
- 384 of natural causes
- “Saint Lea of Rome“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 June 2015. Web. 2 May 2016. <>