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  2. Flavia Julia Helena (/ ˈ h ɛ l ə n ə /; Greek: Ἑλένη, Helénē; c. AD 246/248–330), also known as Helena of Constantinople and in Christianity as Saint Helena, was an Augusta of the Roman Empire and mother of Emperor Constantine the Great.

  3. Facts. Feastday: August 18. Patron: of New discoveries. Death: 330. Author and Publisher - Catholic Online. Printable Catholic Saints PDFs. Shop St. Helena. St. Helena was the mother of Emperor Constantine the Great and an Empress of the Roman Empire.

  4. Saint Helena (Latin: Flavia Iulia Helena Augusta ), also known as Saint Helen, Helena Augusta or Helena of Constantinople (c. 250 – c. 330 C.E. ), was the consort of Emperor Constantius Chlorus, and the mother of Emperor Constantine the Great, with whom she had a close relationship.

  5. St. Helena was a popular saint in medieval Europe, with many legends told about her life. She was considered a model for a good Christian woman ruler. Cite this Article. Helena, the mother of Emperor Constantine I, was credited with finding many holy relics of Christianity including the True Cross.

  6. › catholicism › saintsSt. Helena | EWTN

    Saints. St. Helena. The mother of Constantine the Great, born about the middle of the third century, possibly in Drepanum (later known as Helenopolis) on the Nicomedian Gulf; died about 330. She was of humble parentage; St. Ambrose, in his "Oratio de obitu Theodosii", referred to her as a stabularia, or inn-keeper.

  7. Definition. Saint Helena of Constantinople (248/250-328 CE) was the mother of Roman emperor Constantine I (r. 306-337 CE). She famously made a pilgrimage to Jerusalem where tradition claims found Christ's true cross and built the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher.