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Feastday: September 1
Patron of poor; sick; lepers; young girls, nurses, Pieter
Death: 4th century

Hermitess, Originally from Egypt, she was supposedly a relative of St. Victor the Theban Legion. She went to Rhaetia (modern Switzerland) to find him. She settled there at a site called Solothurn, but spent her remaining days as a hermite in a cave near Zurich.


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