Digna and Emerita
|Saints Digna and Emerita|
Detail of the altarpiece of the Chapel of Saints Digna and Emerita in the Church of San Marcello al Corso in Rome, by Pietro Andrea Barbieri Pucciardi (1727)
|Venerated in||Catholic Church|
|Major shrine||San Marcello al Corso|
Their feast day is celebrated on September 22.
Their relics are said to lie at the church of San Marcello al Corso, in Rome, although it is recorded that on April 5, 838, a monk named Felix appeared at Fulda with the remains of Saints Cornelius, Callistus, Agapitus, Georgius, Vincentius, Maximus, Cecilia, Eugenia, Digna, Emerita, and Columbana.
- Patrick J. Geary, Furta Sacra: Thefts of Relics in the Central Middle Ages (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1990), 48.
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