Saint Silvia Sylvia c. She is venerated as a saint by the Catholic Church and Eastern Orthodox Churchwhich names her a patroness of pregnant women. Little biographical information about her exists.
Her albumy place is sometimes given as Sicilysometimes as Rome. Silvia she was of as distinguished family as her husband, the Roman regionariusGordianus. She had, besides Gregory, a second son, whose name did not survive through the ages. Silvia was noted for her great pietyand she gave her sons an excellent education.
After the death of her husband, aroundshe devoted herself entirely to religion in the "new cell by the gate of blessed Paul" cella nova juxta portam beati Pauli.
Gregory the Great had a mosaic portrait of his parents executed at the monastery of Saint Andrew; it is minutely described by Johannes Diaconus P.
The veneration of Saint Silvia saint of early date. Silvia had built a chapel in her house. Inthe nude ass check from the monastery of Mar Saba Palestine settled in this house, and devoted it latineteenfuck the celebration of Saint Sabas.