Saint Regina

detail of a stained glass window of Saint Regina, date and artist unknown; Basilica of Ars, France; photographed on 21 October 2015 by Vassil; swiped from Wikimedia Commons; click for source imageAlso known as

  • Regnia
  • Reine



Daughter of a pagan aristocrat named Clement. A convert to Christianity, she was driven from her family’s home because of her faith, and lived as a poor, prayerful shepherdess. Imprisoned, tortured and martyred when she refused an arranged marriage to the Roman proconsul Olybrius.




Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Regina“. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 May 2016. Web. 24 May 2016. <>