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St Agatha: Pure and Faithful Witness to the Faith

Saint Agatha, Virgin and Martyr († 251), feast day 5th February. Patron Saint of Sicily, bellfounders, breast cancer sufferers, rape victims and wet nurses. Saint Agatha was born in Sicily of rich and noble parents, a child of benediction from … Continue reading

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St Agatha

Although we have evidence that Agatha was venerated at least as far back as the sixth century, the only facts we have about her are that she was born in Sicily and died there a martyr. In the legend of … Continue reading

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