St. Agatha

St. Agatha lived in Sicily around the year 250. She was a devout young Christian who consecrated her life to God. A magistrate tried to start a relationship with St. Agatha, but she refused. The man threw St. Agatha in prison and tortured her, but she never yielded because of her deep faith. St. Agatha, a martyr, is the patron saint of single laywomen.

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Catholic Review

Catholic Review

The Catholic Review is the official publication of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.