Saint Lea of Rome

Saint Lea of RomeMemorial


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



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Lea of Rome“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 June 2015. Web. 25 November 2015. <>