Book of Saints – Ethenia and Fidelmia


ETHENIA and FIDELMIA (Saints) Virgins (January 11) (5th century) Daughters of King Laoghaire, and among the first converts to Christianity made by Saint Patrick. They received the veil of religion from his hands, and the tradition is that in the act of receiving immediately afterwards Holy Communion from him, they gave up their innocent souls to God (A.D. 433).

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Ethenia and Fidelmia”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 January 2013. Web. 27 November 2020. <>