Saint Glyceria of Trajanopolis

Also known as

  • Glyceria of Heraclea

Memorial

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Roman maiden at Trajanopolis, Greece, and may have been the daughter of a Roman senator. Arrested for her faith during the persecutions of emperor Antoninus and the governor Sabinus, she managed to destroy a statue of Jupiter before being imprisoned, tortured and martyred.

Born

Died

  • thrown to wild animals but died from the effects of torture before they got to her, c.177 at Heraclea, Propontis (near modern Marmara Ere─člisi, Turkey)

Canonized

Readings

Follow Christ and you will be saved. Saint Glyceria

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Glyceria of Trajanopolis“. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 May 2020. Web. 1 June 2020. <>