Thecla, Saint
Thecla, Saint
Short biography of the eighth-century Benedictine abbess of Kitzingen and Ochsenfurt

Catholic Encyclopedia. . 2006.

Catholic encyclopedia.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Thecla (disambiguation) — Thecla is the name of several people and things. These include:People*Thecla of Iconium, Christian saint and reported follower of Paul of Tarsus *Thecla of Alexandria, virgin, martyr, saint, and companion of Faustus, Abibus and Dionysius of… …   Wikipedia

  • Thecla — f English: contracted form of the Greek name Theokleia, composed of the elements theos god + kleia glory. The name was borne by a 1st century saint (the first female martyr), who was particularly popular in the Middle Ages because of the lurid… …   First names dictionary

  • Saint-Ursanne — Basisdaten Staat: Schweiz Kanton …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne — • Diocese of Mauramanensis. Includes the arrondissement of Saint Jean de Maurienne in the Department of Haute Savoie Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Saint Jean De Maurienne     Saint Jean de Maurienne …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Thecla — Infobox Saint name=Saint Thecla birth date=first century death date= feast day=General Roman Calendar of 1962: September 23 Eastern Orthodox Church: September 24 venerated in=Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox churches imagesize= caption=… …   Wikipedia

  • Thécla de l'yeuse — Thécla de l yeuse …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Thecla — (first century)    Saint.    The story of Thecla is told in the apocryphal book Paul and Thecla. Paul is said to have persuaded the young Thecla to lead a life of total chastity. In consequence, she was condemned to be burnt to death in Iconium,… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Saint Lucy — This article is about the Catholic saint. For other meanings, see Saint Lucia (disambiguation)Infobox Saint name=Saint Lucy birth date=283 death date=304 feast day=December 13, St. Lucy s Day venerated in=Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox… …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Peter's tomb — St. Peter s baldachin, by Bernini, in the modern St. Peter s Basilica. St. Peter s tomb lies directly below this structure. Saint Peter s tomb is a site under St. Peter s Basilica that includes several graves and a structure said by Vatican… …   Wikipedia

  • Sts. Thecla —     Sts. Thecla     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Sts. Thecla     I. Thecla of Iconium     The reputed pupil of the Apostle Paul, who is the heroine of the apocryphal Acta Pauli et Theclae (cf. APOCRYPHA). Our knowledge of her is derived exclusively… …   Catholic encyclopedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”