Book of Saints – Irais


(Herais, Rhais) (Saint) Virgin Martyr (September 22) (4th century) An Egyptian maiden of Alexandria or of Antinoopolis, who seeing a number of Christians being conducted to death in a boat on the Nile, proclaimed herself likewise to be a believer in Christ, and asked to share their fate. Like them she was put to the torture and beheaded (A.D. 300, about).

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Irais”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 September 2013. Web. 27 November 2020. <>