St. Balbina

St. Balbina was a nun and the daughter of St. Quirinus. St. Balbina and St. Quirinus were martyred around the year 130. St. Balbina’s relics are in a cathedral in Cologne, Germany. She is patron saint against Scrofula, a term which encompasses a variety of skin diseases including a form of tuberculosis.

Catholic Review

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