St. Agatha

231 - 251
Palermo, Sicily
Patron Saint Of:
Bellfounders, breast cancer, rape victims
Feast day:
February 5

Saint Agatha is one of the most highly venerate virgin martyrs of the Catholic church. She was a beautiful young lady who dedicated her life to Jesus. She was pursued by men but always spurned their advances. One of those men had her arrested during a time of great Christian persecution. She was tortured but remained strong through prayer and with the help of St. Peter the apostle through a vision, who helped heal her wounds.

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