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The history of the Church is full of many female / women Catholic saints, who received recognition for great deeds or meritorious conduct. Many lost their lives in defense of the faith, while others were themselves the mothers of important saints. Many were also honored for their contributions to the Church and their community.

Female / Women Saints


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St. Abigail St. Ada St. Adalsindis St. Adalsindis St. Adela St. Adela St. Adela St. Adelaide St. Adelaide St. Adelaide of Bellich St. Adele St. Adelina Bl. Adeline St. Adeloga St. Adrian St. Afra St. Agape St. Agatha St. Agatha Kwon Chin-i St. Agatha St. Agatha Lin St. Agathoclia St. Agia St. Agia St. Agilberta St. Agnes St. Agnes of Assisi St. Agnes of Bohemia St. Agnes De St. Agnes of Assisi St. Agnes of Bohemia St. Agnes of Montepulciano St. Agnes of Poitiers St. Agnes of Rome Bl. Agnes Takea Bl. Agnes Tsao-Kou Ying St. Agrippina Bl. Alberto Marvelli St. Albina St. Alburga St. Aldegunais St. Aldo St. Alena Bl. Alexandrina Maria da Costa St. Aleydis St. Alfreda Bl. Alix Le Clercq St. Alkeld St. Almedha St. Alodia St. Amabilis St. Amalberga St. Amata Bl. Amata St. Amelberga St. Amelberga St. Amelberga St. Amunia St. Anastasia St. Anastasia II St. Anastasia III St. Anastasia Patricia St. Anastasia the Patrician St. Anatolia St. Angadresma St. Angela Merici Bl. Angela of Foligno St. Angelo Sts. Joachim and Anne Bl. Anne Catherine Emmerick Bl. Anne of Saint Bartholomew St. Anne St. Anne Bl. Anne Jahouvey St. Anne Line Bl. Anne Mary Taigi Bl. Annunciata Cocchetti St. Anstrudis St. Anthusa St. Anthusa the Younger Bl. Antoinette Roussel St. Anysia St. Apollinaris Syncletica St. Apollonia St. Apronia St. Aquilina St. Aquilina Bl. Archangela Girlani St. Archelais and Companions St. Arilda St. Arthelais St. Ascelina Bl. Ascension of the Heart of Jesus Nicol Goni St. Asella St. Asteria St. Athanasia of Aegina St. Attalia St. Attracta St. Augusta St. Aurea St. Aurea St. Aurea St. Aurea St. Aurelia of Strasbourg St. Austreberta St. Ava St. Balda St. Baldegundis St. Barbara St. Bartholomea Capitanjo St. Basilissa St. Basilissa St. Basilla St. Bathildis St. Beatrice da Silva Meneses St. Beatrix da Silva St. Bega St. Begga St. Belina St. Benedicta St. Benedicta St. Benezet Bl. Berka Zdislava St. Berlinda St. Bernadette St. Bernadette Soubirous St. Bernardine of Siena St. Bertha St. Bertha of Kent St. Bertha of Val d'Or St. Bertha of Artois St. Bertilia St. Bertilia St. Bertilla Boscardin St. Bertoara St. Bibiana St. Bichier St. Bilhild St. Blaesilla St. Blandina St. Blath St. Bonifacia Rodriguez y Castro St. Breaca St. Bridget St. Bridget of Sweden St. Brigid St. Brigid of Ireland St. Bronach St. Buriana St. Caellainn St. Caesarea St. Caesaria St. Caesarn St. Camilla St. Candida St. Candida St. Candida St. Candida Maria of Jesus St. Candida the Elder St. Cannera St. Carissima Bl. Caritas Brader Carmelite Nuns of Compiegne St. Carmen St. Casilda of Toledo Bl. Caspar and Mary Vaz Bl. Caterina Cittadini Bl. Catherine of Pallanza St. Catherine of Alexandria St. Catherine of Bologna St. Catherine de Ricci St. Catherine Laboure St. Catherine of Sweden St. Catherine of Siena St. Cecilia St. Celine St. Cera St. Charitina St. Charity St. Chelidonia St. Christina Bl. Christina Visconti St. Cinnia St. Clare St. Clare of Montefalco Bl. Clare of Rimini St. Claudia St. Claudine Thevenet St. Cleopatra St. Clotilde St. Clotsindis St. Cocca St. Cocha St. Cointha St. Colette St. Columba the Virgin St. Columba of Spain St. Columba of Sens St. Connat St. Consortia St. Cunegundes St. Cunera St. Cuthburga St. Cyriaca St. Cyriaca & Companions St. Damhnade St. Darerca of Ireland St. Darulagdach Bl. Delphina St. Demetria St. Desiderius St. Devota Bl. Diana St. Digna St. Digna & Emerita St. Dionysia St. Dionysia Bl. Dolores Rodriguez Sopena Bl. Dolores Rodriguez Sopena St. Domnina of Terni St. Dorothy St. Dorothy of Montau St. Dula St. Dulcissima St. Dymphna St. Eanfleda St. Eanswida St. Ebba St. Ebba the Younger St. Ebba St. Edana St. Edburga St. Edburga of Bicester St. Edburga of Winchester St. Edith of Polesworth St. Edith Stein St. Edith of Wilton St. Edwen St. Einhildis & Roswinda St. Elfleda St. Elfleda St. Elfleda St. Elgiva of Shaftesbury St. Elined St. Elizabeth St. Elizabeth Ann Seton St. Elizabeth of Hungary St. Elizabeth of Schonau St. Elizabeth of Portugal St. Elizabeth Rose
St. Emerentiana St. Emiliana Bl. Emily Bicchieri St. Emily de Rodat St. Emily de Vialar St. Emma St. Encratia St. Endellion St. Epicharis St. Epiphania of Pavia St. Ercongotha St. Eremberta St. Erentrude St. Erentrudis St. Erfyl St. Ergnad St. Ermelinda St. Ermenberga St. Ermengild St. Ermengytha St. Etheidreda St. Etheidwitha St. Ethelburga Sts. Ethelburga, Ercongota, and Sethrida St. Ethelburga St. Ethelburga of Barking St. Ethelgitha St. Ethelgiva St. Ethelreda (Audrey) St. Eugenia St. Eugenia St. Eulalia of Merida Sts. Eulampius and Eulampia St. Euphrosyne St. Euphrosyne of Polotsk St. Eurgain St. Eurosia St. Eusebia St. Eusebia Bl. Eusebia Palomino Yenes St. Eusebia St. Eusebia St. Eustadiola Bl. Eustochium St. Eustochium St. Eustochium Calafato St. Eutropia Bl. Eva of Liege St. Everild St. Exuperantia St. Fabiola St. Faith St. Faith St. Fanchea St. Fara St. Faustina Kowalska St. Febronia St. Felicitas of Rome Sts. Perpetua and Felicity St. Felicula St. Fina St. Flavia Domitilla St. Flora St. Flora & Mary St. Florentina St. Foila St. Franca Visalta St. Frances Bizzocca Bl. Frances Brideau St. Frances de Croissy St. Frances Xavier Cabrini St. Frideswide St. Galla St. Gaudentia St. Gebetrude St. Gemma Galgani St. Genevieve St. Georgia St. Georgia St. Germana Cousin St. Gertrude St. Gertrude of Hamage St. Gertrude of Nivelles St. Gianna Beretta Molla St. Gibitrudis Bl. Giuseppe "Pino" Puglis St. Gladys St. Glodesind St. Gobnata St. Godebertha St. Gorgonia St. Grata St. Grimonia Our Lady of Guadalupe St. Gudelia St. Gudula St. Gundelindis St. Gundenis St. Gwen Sts. Harlindis and Relindis Bl. Haseka (Hazeka) St. Hedwig St. Hedwig of Poland St. Helena St. Helena St. Helen of Skovde St. Helen of Skovde St. Heliconis St. Hereswitha St. Hermione St. Hieu St. Hilaria St. Hilda St. Hilda of Whitby St. Hildegarde St. Hildegard of Bingen St. Hildegund St. Hildelitba St. Hildemarca St. Honorata St. Humbeline St. Humilitas St. Hunegund St. Hunna St. Hyacinth St. Ia St. Ia of Cornwall Bl. Ida of Louvain St. Illuminata Bl. Imelda St. Imma Bl. Inez St. Ingrid of Sweden St. Irais St. Irenaeus and Mustiola St. Irene St. Irene St. Irene of Tomar St. Irmina St. Isabel of France St. Isberga St. Isidora St. Isidora the Simple St. Ita St. Jane Antide Thouret St. Jeanne-Elisabeth Bichier de Ages St. Jane Frances de Chantal Bl. Jane Gerald St. Jeanne Jugan St. Jessica Sts. Joachim and Anne St. Joan of Arc St. Joan de Lestonnac St. Joanna St. Joan of Valois Bl. John Roche & Margaret Ward Bl. Josaphata Michaelina Hordashevska St. Josephine Bakhita Bl. Josephine Leroux Bl. Juana Maria Condesa Lluch St. Jucunda St. Jude Thaddaeus St. Julia Bl. Julia Salzano St. Julia Maria Ledóchowska St. Juliana of Nicomedia St. Juliana Falconieri St. Julian of Bologna St. Juliana of Cumae St. Juliana of Norwich St. Juliana of Pavilly St. Julia Billiart St. Julia of Merida St. Julie Billiart Bl. Juliette Verolot St. Julitta St. Justa and Rufina St. Justina of Padua St. Jutta St. Kateri Tekakwitha St. Katharine Drexel St. Kennera St. Kennocha St. Kentigerna St. Kevoca St. Keyne St. Kiara St. Kinga of Poland St. Kinnia St. Kundegunda St. Kyneburga, Kyneswide, & Tibba St. Landrada St. Lasar St. Laura St. Laura of Saint Catherine of Siena St. Laura Bl. Laura Vicuna St. Lea St. Lelia St. Leo & Juliana St. Leocrita St. Liberata St. Limbania St. Lioba St. Louise de Marillac St. Louis of Omura St. Lucy Bl. Lucy Bl. Lucy Chakichi Bl. Lucy de Freitas St. Lucy Filippini St. Lutgardis St. Luthfild St. Luthgard St. Lybe St. Lydia Purpuraria St. Lydwine St. Macra St. Macrina the Elder St. Macrina the Younger St. Madalberta St. Madeleine Brideau St. Madeleine Lidoine St. Madeline Sophie Barat St. Manechildis St. Marcella St. Marcella St. Marcellina St. Marciana of Mauretania St. Marciana St. Margaret of Antioch St. Margaret Bourgeoys St. Margaret Fontana St. Margaret of Antioch Bl. Margaret of Castello Bl. Margaret of Citta-di-Castello St. Margaret Clitherow St. Margaret of Cortona St. Margaret Mary Alacoque St. Margaret of England St. Margaret of Hungary Bl. Margaret Pole St. Margaret of Scotland St. Margaret the Barefooted St. Marguerite Bourgeoys St. Marguerite d'Youville Bl. Maria Candida of the Eucharist Bl. Maria Christina Brando Bl. Maria Guadalupe Garcia Zavala Bl. Maria Ludovica de Angelis


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St. Ignatius Loyola

St. Ignatius was born in the family castle in Guipúzcoa, Spain, the youngest of 13 children, and was called Ińigo. When he was old enough, he became a page, and then a soldier of Spain to ... continue reading

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St. Emma

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. ... continue reading

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St. Helena

Empress mother of Constantine the Great. She was a native of Bithynia, who married the then Roman general Constantius I Chlorus about 270. Constantine was born soon after, and in 293, ... continue reading

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Bl.Teresa of Calcutta

The remarkable woman who would be known as Mother Theresa began life named Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. Born on August 26, 1910 in Skopje, she was the youngest child born to Nikola and Drane Bojaxhiu, Receiving her First Communion at the age of five, she was confirmed in ... continue reading

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St. Michael the Archangel

St. Michael the Archangel - Feast day - September 29th The name Michael signifies "Who is like to God?" and was the warcry of the good angels in the battle fought in heaven against satan and his followers. Holy Scripture describes St. Michael as "one of the chief ... continue reading


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St. Gabriel, the Archangel

The name Gabriel means "man of God," or "God has shown himself mighty." It appears first in the prophesies of Daniel in the Old Testament. The angel announced to Daniel the prophecy of the seventy weeks. His name also occurs in the apocryphal book of Henoch. He was the ... continue reading



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St. Thomas Becket

There is a romantic legend that the mother of Thomas Becket was a Saracen princess who followed his father, a pilgrim or crusader, back from the Holy Land, and wandered about Europe repeating the ... continue reading

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St. Catherine of Alexandria

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During his visit to the United States this coming September, Pope Francis will canonize Blessed Junipero Serra, the heroic 'Apostle of California.' Once that happens, the Golden State will have its own patron saint and the Church will have another great missionary role ... continue reading

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