Saint Chelidonia
Born Ciculum, Abruzzi, Italy
Died 1152, Subiaco, Italy
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church
Major shrine Church of St. Scholastica Subiaco, Italy
Feast 13 October
Patronage Subiaco, Italy

Chelidonia was a Benedictine hermitess. She was born in Ciculum, Italy, and became a recluse in the mountains near Subiaco, choosing a home, as a hermitess, in a cave now called Marra Ferogna. Chelidonia later received her habit from Cardinal Cuno of Frascati[1].


  1. St. Chelidonia Catholic Online

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