Saint Eudocia of Heliopolis

anonymous 17th century icon of Saint Eudocia of Heliopolis, artist unknown; Novodevichy Convent; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Eudocia of Samaria
  • Eudocia the Samaritan
  • Eudokia…
  • Eudoxia…

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Courtesan who led a dissolute youth. She converted, and led a life of great penance to make up for her early waywardness. Martyred in the persecutions of Trajan.

Born

  • at Heliopolis in Coele-Syria
  • her family was originally from Samaria

Died

Canonized

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Eudocia of Heliopolis“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 March 2019. Web. 19 April 2019. <>