Aurelia of Strasbourg

Aurelia of strasbourg

Also known as Aurelia of Ratisbon Saint Aurelia is a tenth-century Roman Catholic Austrian saint. She was a princess, member of the royal family of Hugh Capet, who became a hermitess to escape marriage. She spent more than fifty years as a recluse in Salzburg, Austria, in a Benedictine abbey. Only Bishop Wolfgang of Ratisbon knew that she was even alive. Her feast day is celebrated on October 15. Her name of Latin origin means "Golden".

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Date of death
October 15th, 1027


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