Saint Senorina of Basto

drawing of Saint Senorina of Basto from Charles Cahier's 'Caractéristiques des saints dans l'art populaire', 1867Memorial


Born to the nobility, and related to Saint Rudesind of Mondoñedo. Raised by her aunt, Blessed Godina who as abbess of the convent of Saint John in modern Vieira do Minho, Portugal, a house founded by her father. Senorina joined the convent as a nun, eventually became its abbess. and then moved the convent and sisters to Basto, Portugal.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Senorina of Basto“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 April 2019. Web. 22 June 2021. <>