Jan 03

Saint Genevieve

January 3rd V century

Genoveva (Femenino)
Other saints
Other saints named Genoveva
in París, in current France
January 3rd
In Paris, city of Gaul (now France), St. Genevieve, Virgin of Nanterre, who at the age of fifteen, advised by Bishop Germán de Auxerre, took the veil of the Virgin. She encouraged the inhabitants of the city, fearful of the incursions of the Huns, and helped their fellow citizens in time of famine (c. 500). Roman martyrology