Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Saint Agatha of Sicily – Saint of the Day – February 5

Saint Agatha of Sicily Biography

Saint Agatha of Sicily Profile. Born: N/A in Italy, Europe. Worked in Italy. Died: 250 AD in Catania, Sicily, Italy. Feast Day is celebrated on February 5.

The Memorial of Saint Agatha of Sicily – Saint of the Day

St Agatha of Sicily Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth

N/A

Country of Birth

Italy of Europe

Matrimony/Holy Orders

Saints who were Not Married

Profession

Missionary work

Place of Work

Italy

Date of Death

250 AD

Place of Death

Catania, Sicily, Italy

Feast Day

February 5

Beatification

Beatified by N/A

Canonization

Canonized by Pre-Congregation

Patron Saint of

N/A

St Agatha of Sicily Biography

St Agatha of Sicily was a young, beautiful and rich lady who lived a consecrated life. When the Decius revolution started, the magistrate Quinctianus tried to take advantage of Agatha’s innocence by blackmailing her for sex so as not to charge her for being a Christian.

Agatha was handed over to a brothel and refused to accept customers. On revenge of rejecting Quinctianus’s advances, she was beaten, imprisoned, tortured and had her breasts crushed and cut off. It is said that Saint Peter healed her, she got imprisoned again and then atlast in her death an earthquake struck.

St Agatha of Sicily
St Agatha of Sicily