St. Eulalia of Merida

St. Eulalia of Merida was born circa 290. This consecrated virgin wanted to be a martyr. During the persecutions of Christians by Emperor Diocletian, Eulalia confessed her faith. She was tortured and burned alive for her faith circa 304. St. Eulalia is patron saint of torture victims and Merida, Spain.

Catholic Review

The Catholic Review is the official publication of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.