Elizabeth was the cousin of the Virgin Mary and mother of St. John the Baptist. She was visited by Gabriel, who prophesized her giving birth, and was visited by Mary when She was also announced to conceive later. Nothing else is known or said about her beforehand or afterward.
b. 1st century BC d. 1st century AD
Patronage: Expectant mothers, Pregnant women; Diocese of Fulda, Germany
Feast Day: September 23