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“Christ made my soul beautiful with the jewels of grace and virtue. I belong to Him whom the angels serve.”

St. Agnes of Rome 


Carissimi: Today’s Mass; S. Emerentiana, Virgin Martyr

St Emerentiana, Virgin Martyr: Missa “Loquébar de testimóniis”

Died 304 (?). According to the Roman Martyrology, Saint Emerentiana was the foster sister of Saint Agnes. While she was still a catechumen, Emerentiana was discovered by a pagan mob praying at the tomb of her recently martyred sister, and was stoned to death. 1,214 more words


Patrons and Patronesses

One of the many things I love about my faith is that there are thousands and thousands of others who have lived it heroically and who have been recognized for doing so. 295 more words


Be With Them in Their Hour of Need

Today’s post is in honor of St. Agnes, martyr and patron saint of betrothed couples, chastity, gardeners, rape survivors, and young girls. 434 more words


St Agnes, V. M.

St. Agnes of Rome was born in 291 AD and raised in a wealthy Christian family. Due to Agnes beauty, her hand in marriage was highly sought after and had many high ranking men chasing after her. 639 more words

Hagiographies Of The Saints

St. Agnes, January 21st.

Agnes, a popular Roman woman martyr of the 3rd century, ranks high among the seven women mentioned in the First Eucharistic Prayer. “Agnes, Cecilia, Anastasia…” Details of her story, from 5th century sources, may be questioned, but the essential facts about her are true. 361 more words