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Emma was a relative of Emperor St. Henry II and also known as Hemma. She was raised at Henry's court by St. Cunegund, and according to legend was married to Landgrave William of Friesach. Their two children were murdered during an uprising of mines owned by William. Grief-stricken, he made a pilgrimmage to Rome and died on the way back. Emma then decided to devote her life to God. She gave liberally to the poor, founded several religious houses ... Continue Reading

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  1. danielle
    4 years ago

    My daughter, Emma, has to do a presentation on a saint and she would like to do St Emma. Do you have anymore information on her?


  2. Becca
    4 years ago

    Im getting ready for my confermation and i want her to be my confermation name because my great grandma was named that and my parents said she is the reason i was born.

  3. slivias
    4 years ago

    it didnt say whatshe did ='(

  4. Emma
    4 years ago

    i was amazed there was someone i was named after as my RE teacher said that my name came from emilia!Anyway, i love the name emma its soooo cool. i nam gonna use it for my p[roject i am doing

  5. Alexia
    4 years ago

    wow! i guess its koool because it gave me LOTS of info for my project i had to do :)

  6. rahhhh
    4 years ago

    this is gonna be my confirmation name

  7. alicia
    5 years ago

    what virtues did this saint practice in her life

  8. Precious
    5 years ago

    What is the date in which Saint Emma was canonized?? Also was she a William or a Fresca

  9. =]
    5 years ago

    she was born in 980.

  10. Emma
    5 years ago

    What is she the patron saint of and when was she born?

  11. student
    5 years ago

    What is she the patron Saint of?

  12. zoe
    5 years ago


  13. em 7w
    5 years ago

    yay my saint! what issue a saint of??

  14. Rebecca
    5 years ago

    What is she the saint of?? :(

  15. amelia.bester
    5 years ago

    when was st emma born

  16. amelia.bester
    5 years ago

    I think emma is a lovely name I am doing some research about her thanks for the info I am sure I will find out more about her

  17. steph
    5 years ago

    thanks for the info XD

  18. Emma
    5 years ago

    My name is Emma too and I think she was cool - my friends call me Emma Hemma as well!!!

  19. Emma
    5 years ago

    i searched all over the place, when was she canonized? she was also pretty cool!

  20. Kate
    5 years ago

    when was she canonized??????

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