Saint Eulalia of Barcelona

detail of a bas-relief of the flagellation of Santa Eulalia; by Bartolomé Ordóñez, 1520; back choir of the Cathedral of Barcelona, Spain; photographed by Magnificus; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Aulaire
  • Aulazia
  • Aulazie
  • Auzalie
  • Elalia
  • Eulalie
  • Eulària
  • Occille
  • Olacie
  • Olaia
  • Olaille
  • Olaire
  • Olalla
  • Ollala



Sanctified virgin, the forerunner of professed nun. Martyred at age 13 or 14 in the persecutions of Diocletian. Often confused with Saint Eulalia of Merida. Several villages in Guienne and Languedoc are named for her.






Additional Information


Lord Jesus Christ, hear my prayer and perfect Thy merciful goodness in me, and grant me to be received among the number of Thine elect into the rest of life eternal, making of me a sign of righteousness that men believing on Thee may behold and praise Thy power. Amen. – Prayer of Saint Eulalia in Her Agony

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Eulalia of Barcelona“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 April 2021. Web. 28 November 2021. <>