St Geneviève

(c. 422—500)

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chief patron of Paris. According to her Life, she consecrated herself to God at the age of 7, took the veil at 15, and led a life of mortification. Her intercession is said to have diverted the Huns under Attila from Paris in 451. Feast day, 3 Jan.

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