Saint Ermenilda of Ely – Saint of the Day – February 13

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Saint Ermenilda of Ely Biography

Saint Ermenilda of Ely Profile. Born: N/A in the United Kingdom, Europe. Worked in England. Died: 13 February 703 AD in N/A. Feast Day is celebrated on February 13.

The Memorial of Saint Ermenilda of Ely – Saint of the Day

St. Ermenilda of Ely Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death

Date of Birth N/A
Country of Birth The United Kingdom in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Nuns/Sisters
Profession Missionary work
Place of Work England
Date of Death 13 February 703 AD
Place of Death N/A
Feast Day February 13
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of N/A

Biography

St. Ermenilda of Ely was born a princess being the daughter to King Erconbert of Kent and saint Sexburga of Ely. She was a religious youth with a strong prayer passion. Ermenilda got married to a pagan, the King of Mercia whom she later converted by setting a good example.

She is the mother to Saint Werburga of Chester and King Coenrad of Mercia who converted to become a Benedictine monk in Rome. Ermenilda used her royal powers to end paganism in the region. After her husband’s death, she became a Benedictine nun at Minster-in-Sheppy abbey which was founded by her mother.

St. Ermenilda of Ely
St. Ermenilda of Ely


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