Monday, September 15, 2014


Saint Eulalia of Barcelona

Also known as Aulaire,Aulazia,Aulazie,Auzalie,Elalia,Eulalie,Eulària,Occille,

Feast day 12 February

Born 290 in Barcelona, Spain
Died 12 February 304 at Barcelona, Spain
Canonized 633
 Spanish martyr in the persecution of Diocletian 12 February, 304, patron of the cathedral and city of Barcelona, also of sailors.Sanctified virgin, the forerunner of professed nun. Martyred at age 13 or 14 in the persecutions of Diocletian tortured and then crucified. Often confused with Saint Eulalia of Merida. Several villages in Guienne and Languedoc are named for her.Interred in the church of Santa Maria del Mar, Barcelonarelics translated to the Barcelona cathedral on 23 November 874.

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