Ancilla Dei

Derivation

  • Latin: handmaid of God

Article

Title given in early Christian inscriptions to a deceased woman, but from the time of Gregory the Great, 7th century, only applied to nuns.

MLA Citation

  • “Ancilla Dei”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 November 2019. Web. 7 March 2021. <>