Saint Jacoba of Rome

Saint Jacoba of RomeAlso known as

  • Iaquelina
  • Jakelina



Born to the nobility, the sister of the Duke of Apulia. To avoid marriage and live a life devoted to God, she disguised herself in men’s clothes, fled the house, and spent her life as a pilgrim to holy sites.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Jacoba of Rome“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 March 2019. Web. 11 December 2019. <>