|Born||Rome, Roman Empire|
|Venerated in||Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church|
|Major shrine||Santa Maria in Domnica, Rome, Italy|
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, by being scourged to death for her faith.
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