Who Was the Patron Saint Grace?

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The patron St. Grace was the patron of Alzira, Valencia, Spain. She is known by the Roman Catholic Church as a martyr for the Christian faith. This is due to her torture and eventual death because of her faith in Christ. Patron St. Grace died in 1181.

Patron St. Grace was originally born a Muslim caliph, but later converted to Roman Catholicism based on the influence of her brother St. Bernard and her sister St. Maria. The family was turned in to authorities by their brother Almanzor after they attempted to convert him as well. The feast day for St. Grace is June 1.