Location on North Colonnade

27. St. Fabiola
The 140 Saints of the Colonnade

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North Colonnade - Curved Arm

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St. Fabiola
Died - 399

Feastday - 27 December

Statue created - 1667-1668
Part of a group of 16 statues installed between May 1667 and July 1668.

Sculptor - Lazzaro Morelli
The saint is represented in a tunic without any attribute.

Height - 3.1 m. (10ft 4in) travertine
The saint is dressed in a tunic, with both hands across her chest.

Fabiola was a wealthy widow who helped St Pammachius found a hospital. She was among the noble Roman women under the direction of St Jerome. He wrote that she led a penitential life in service of the poor.


Saints on the North Colonnade

27. Fabiola and 26. Febronia

Saints on North Colonnade
Alexander VII Coat of Arms

31. Marinus
 30. Eusignius
 29. Marcian
28. Nilammon
 27. Fabiola
 26. Febronia
25. Mark
24. Mary of Egypt


Roma Sacra - San Pietro in Vaticano, Itineraries 21-22, ©Fabbrica of St. Peter's, July 2001
Le Statue Berniniani del Colonnato di San Pietro by Valentino Martinelli ©1987 by de Luca Editore


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