Saint Praxides of Rome

detail of Saint Praxides from 'Saint Praxidis' by Jan Vermeer van Delft, 1655 (?), oil on canvasAlso known as

  • Praxedes
  • Praxidis

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Profile

Daughter of a Senator Pudens and Saint Claudia of Rome; sister of Saint Prudentiana. Lifelong single lay woman. She employed her wealth in the interest of the Church, and was renowned for her virtues.

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Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Praxides of Rome“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 July 2020. Web. 2 December 2020. <>