Saint Estelle of Saintes

detail of a stained glass window of Saint Estelle of Saintes, Basilica of Saint Eutropius of Saintes, Saintes, France, date and artist unknown; photographed on 2 August 2011 by Xauxa (Håkan Svensson); swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Eustelle, Stella



Descended from a powerful family of Druids, and the daughter of a imperial Roman official. A convert to Christianity, baptized by Saint Eutropius of Saintes; when Saint Eutropius was martyred, Estelle saw to his burial. Her father ordered Estelle to renounce her new faith; she refused and was condemned to death. Martyr.



Name Meaning

  • star


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Estelle of Saintes“. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 January 2020. Web. 20 June 2021. <>