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Saint Cyriaca
Martyr
Born Rome, Roman Empire
Died 249
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church
Canonized Pre-congregation
Major shrine Santa Maria in Domnica, Rome, Italy
Feast 21 August Roman Catholic

19 May Eastern Orthodox

Cyriaca, also known as Dominica, was a Roman widow, and patroness to St. Lawrence, and eventually suffered martyrdom. St. Lawrence, used her home in Rome, to give food to the poor. Cyriaca suffered martyrdom, through flagellation[1].

References

  1. St. Cyriaca Catholic Online

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