What is the symbol for Saint Gracia?

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Gracia is sometimes shown as a young lady holding a palm frond (symbol for a martyr) and a hatchet indicating how she died.

Who is Saint Gracia?

Also known as Grace Zaida Memorial 1 June Profile Daughter of Almanzor,Muslim caliph of Lerida, Catalonia. Sister of Saint Bernard andSaint Mary. Convert, brought to the

What did Saint Gracia do?

Very little information is available on Grace of Lerida except that she was the sister of St. Bernard and that she died a martyr in the year 1180.

Why do the saints have symbols?

I believe that the saints have symbols because people are prone todeification of humans, and like to place attributes and applygovernance on religious leaders in order to simp

What are the symbols of Saint Catherine Laboure?

St. Catherine Laboure was a Sister of Charity in France in the 19th century. Her body is still incorrupt and is resting in a glass coffin in full habit. When one thinks of St.

What is Saint Helena's symbol?

Helena is sometimes piictured as a woman, frequently wearing a crown, who is holding a large cross. She is credited with finding Our Lord's cross in Jerusalem. the cross and a

What is the symbol of Saint Peter?

Peter, the first pope, is usually represented by two keys - the keys to the kingdom of heaven symbolically given to him by Christ. .