St. Engratia – Feast day 16 April — True Orthodox Diocese of Western Europe

Saint Engratia (Portuguese: Santa Engrácia, Spanish: Santa Engracia) is venerated as a virgin martyr and saint. Tradition states that she was martyred with eighteen companions in 303 AD. She should not be confused with the 8th-century Spanish martyr of the same name. Saint Encratia was a nun who was tortured in Saragossa, Spain for her faith. Engratia survived and is considered a martyr because of extreme…

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