Oil Dedicated to St Emiliana
St Emiliana was born in Italy, Europe. She worked in Rome, Italy and Died around sixth century in Rome, Italy. Her Feast Day lebrated on January 5.
St Emiliana of Rome was the daughter of the senator Gordian and Saint Silvia of Rome. St. Emiliana was the sister of Saint Trasilla. Her parents were senator Gordian and his wife Saint Silvia of Rome. St. Emiliana family came from an ancient Roman noble family, Gens Anicia. Her grandfather was Saints Pope Felix III (483-92).
Emiliana lived under strict religious discipline as nuns in their father Gordian’s house in Rome. Her father wanted her to marry but Emiliana maintained her way of life until death. Emiliana was not really a nun In a monastery but was consecrated and lived according to the rule of the nuns.
Saint Trasilla died on December 24 around 550 and after a few days St. Emiliana died on January 5.
She died around the sixth Century and her relics buried at the Oratory of Saint Andrew on the Celian Hill, Rome, Italy. Beatified and canonized by Pre Congregation. A Patronage Saint of single laywomen.
St. Gregory the Great had three aunts, sisters to his father, Gordian the regionarius, who led an ascetic religious life in their father’s house. Their names were Tarsilla, who was the eldest, Emiliana and Gordiana. Tarsilla and Emiliana were more united by the fervor of their hearts and the bond of charity than by blood. They lived in their father’s house on the Clivus Scauri as in a monastery and, encouraging one another to virtue by discourse and example, made great progress in spiritual life. Gordiana joined them, but she was often impatient of silence and retirement and, being called to another way of living, married her guardian.