Saint Agatha, Virgin Martyr

Today’s readings As is true for many, or perhaps most, of the virgin martyrs, we know almost nothing about Saint Agatha, other than the fact that she was martyred in Sicily during the persecution of Decius in the third century. Legend has it that Agatha was arrested as a Christian, tortured and sent to a… Continue reading Saint Agatha, Virgin Martyr

Saint Agatha, Virgin Martyr

Today’s readings Historically speaking, we know almost nothing about Saint Agatha other than the fact that she was martyred in Sicily during the persecution of Decius in the third century.  Legend has it that Agatha was arrested as a Christian, tortured and sent to a house of prostitution to be mistreated. She was preserved from… Continue reading Saint Agatha, Virgin Martyr

St. Agatha, Virgin and Martyr

Today’s readings Historically speaking, we know almost nothing about St. Agatha other than the fact that she was martyred in Sicily during the persecution of Decius in the third century.  Legend has it that Agatha was arrested as a Christian, tortured and sent to a house of prostitution to be mistreated. She was preserved from… Continue reading St. Agatha, Virgin and Martyr